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Environmental Release Report: ALBEMARLE CORP. WEST PLANT
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
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    *Note: These rankings are based on chemical releases and transfers reported by industrial facilities to the Toxics Release Inventory, and do not take into account major sources of pollution or toxic chemicals that are not covered by TRI.

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:1,4-DIOXANE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:AMMONIA
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Recognized Carcinogens 5,500
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 9,920
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 50
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 9,290
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 5,500
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 9,970
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 29,060
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 29,060
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 9,800
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 29,060
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 29,060

    *Note: Some chemicals are associated with more than one health effect, so their release may be counted multiple times in this table. Therefore, it is not appropriate to sum releases sorted by health effect. Total reported releases to air and water are provided in the data summary below.
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  • What We Don't Know About Chemical Safety and Harm
  • Air Releases
    6 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    218 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
    Water Releases
    5 TRI chems released to water in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    172 TRI chemicals released to water in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
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  • TRI Data Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    1988 136,000 0 0 26,000 162,000 0 NA
    1989 42,300 0 0 1,870,600 1,912,900 22,600 NA
    1990 35,950 0 0 2,140,000 2,175,950 1,895 NA
    1991 21,991 0 0 1,837,800 1,859,791 1,104,850 2,963,300
    1992 38,485 0 0 1,500,000 1,538,485 412,750 1,939,600
    1993 42,862 0 0 0 42,862 461,750 498,112
    1994 16,500 0 0 0 16,500 0 16,500
    1995 45,900 0 0 0 45,900 0 1,070,900
    1996 22,495 0 0 0 22,495 0 13,047,495
    1997 22,591 0 0 0 22,591 0 7,072,874
    1998 22,684 0 0 0 22,684 80,000 6,495,500
    1999 26,391 0 0 41,000 67,391 181,324 710,070
    2000 30,058 0 0 26,025 56,083 299,572 1,050,649
    2001 30,059 0 0 31,000 61,059 124,850 1,023,800
    2002 29,060 0 0 46,000 75,060 137,357 857,300
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: ALBEMARLE CORP. WEST PLANT
    Mailing Address: 1550 HWY. 371 S., MAGNOLIA, AR 71753
    Public Contact: J. A. BOSSIER
    Phone: (870) 235-6000
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: ALBEMARLE CORP.
    Latitude: 33.26306
    Longitude: -93.3155
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  • Links

    • See EPA Envirofacts report for this facility for information about regulatory compliance, hazardous waste handling processes, Superfund status, and permitted air and water emissions.
    • RTK NET report for this facility, which includes its complete Form R report to EPA's Toxics Release Inventory

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