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Environmental Release Report: TETRA CHEMICALS
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
    Cleanest/Best Facilities in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Facilities in US
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    Total environmental 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:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:ZINC COMPOUNDS
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    See Scorecard's estimates of the health risks associated with outdoor air pollution for this area
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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 Endocrine Toxicants 5,250
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 6,167 16
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 5,250
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 5,250
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 11,417 16
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 5,250

    *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 26,100 0 0 0 26,100 0 NA
    1989 20,275 0 0 0 20,275 0 NA
    1990 14,000 0 0 0 14,000 0 NA
    1991 11,000 0 0 0 11,000 0 0
    1992 263 0 82,000 0 82,263 82,000 318,263
    1993 500 910 0 0 1,410 186,468 187,708
    1994 269 1,059 0 0 1,328 12,314 13,642
    1995 0 939 0 0 939 281,424 287,000
    1996 530 2,110 0 0 2,640 261,000 263,530
    1997 27,480 1,140 0 0 28,620 131,020 94,179
    1998 27,816 509 0 0 28,325 180,180 208,290
    1999 37,212 243 0 0 37,455 377,330 75,185
    2000 31,400 35 0 0 31,435 4,620 36,055
    2001 17,840 9 0 0 17,849 4,620 22,469
    2002 11,417 16 0 0 11,433 0 19,893
    "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: TETRA CHEMICALS
    Mailing Address: 2201 PORT RD., WEST MEMPHIS, AR 72301
    Public Contact: LYLE HOWARD
    Phone: (870) 735-2290
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: TETRA TECHS. INC.
    Latitude: 35.11347
    Longitude: -90.18913
    Facilities are encouraged to respond to the information presented in Scorecard.
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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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