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Environmental Release Report: CIBA SPECIALTY CHEMICALS
 
 
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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):
    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:

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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:CHLOROMETHANE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:CHLOROMETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Suspected Carcinogens 44,000 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 210,691 16,435
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 38,900 5
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 147,100 13,975
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 72,700 8,010
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 136,000 13,975
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 307,791 22,235
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 352,791 22,240
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 88,900 8,180
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 316,191 22,240
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 316,191 15,770

    *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 20,700 72,100 0 0 92,800 0 NA
    1989 33,058 3,850 0 0 36,908 496,250 NA
    1990 46,813 20,378 0 0 67,191 547,708 NA
    1991 31,275 21,044 0 0 52,319 1,587,957 3,379,400
    1992 38,380 27,160 0 0 65,540 2,293,000 7,282,905
    1993 38,380 27,160 0 0 65,540 3,297,000 9,420,700
    1994 36,751 14,780 0 0 51,531 4,123,814 5,665,939
    1995 47,260 11,300 0 0 58,560 6,141,000 7,766,660
    1996 29,470 8,600 0 0 38,070 6,259,000 7,926,460
    1997 162,545 47,605 3,250 0 213,400 10,068,600 20,884,710
    1998 475,939 37,888 801 0 514,628 1,937,682 8,698,784
    1999 514,139 35,964 750 0 550,853 1,897,397 4,187,468
    2000 722,947 16,020 0 0 738,967 7,486,356 9,056,673
    2001 292,243 2,472 0 0 294,715 1,306,732 16,028,906
    2002 352,791 22,240 0 0 375,031 3,975,175 23,488,200
    "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: CIBA SPECIALTY CHEMICALS
    Mailing Address: 100 BRIDGPORT RD., WEST MEMPHIS, AR 72301
    Public Contact: JIM MORSE
    Phone: (870) 702-5377
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: NA
    Latitude: 35.14278
    Longitude: -90.18706
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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

    Scorecard's report for CRITTENDEN County on:

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