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Environmental Release Report: VISKASE CORP.
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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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:CARBON DISULFIDE
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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 Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,414,805 355
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,414,800 355
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,414,800 355
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 5
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,445,595 12,855
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,445,595 12,855
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,414,800 355
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 30,790 12,500
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,445,595 12,855
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,445,595 12,855

    *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 1,413,250 441,600 0 0 1,854,850 0 NA
    1989 1,427,500 531,700 0 0 1,959,200 0 NA
    1990 1,213,250 349,300 0 0 1,562,550 0 NA
    1991 1,374,250 410,000 0 0 1,784,250 0 3,410,007
    1992 1,178,550 355,100 0 0 1,533,650 0 3,562,007
    1993 1,113,250 250,250 0 0 1,363,500 0 3,150,007
    1994 260 250 0 0 510 0 2,130,007
    1995 1,113,250 250 0 0 1,113,500 0 1,100,006
    1996 1,113,250 250 0 0 1,113,500 0 1,200,000
    1997 1,314,250 250 0 0 1,314,500 0 1,300,006
    1998 1,231,005 18,250 0 0 1,249,255 0 1,234,005
    1999 1,225,005 15,250 0 0 1,240,255 0 1,225,005
    2000 1,325,005 15,250 0 0 1,340,255 0 1,325,005
    2001 1,425,005 22,000 0 0 1,447,005 0 1,425,005
    2002 1,445,595 12,855 0 0 1,458,450 0 1,443,305
    "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: VISKASE CORP.
    Mailing Address: 2221 E. STATE HWY. 198, OSCEOLA, AR 72370
    Public Contact: DENNIS BRUNE
    Phone: (870) 563-3541
    SIC Code: 30 Rubber And Misc. Plastics Products
    2002 Parent Company: VISKASE COS. INC.
    Latitude: 35.65417
    Longitude: -89.93889
    Facilities are encouraged to respond to the information presented in Scorecard.
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  • Links

    • Scorecard's Criteria air pollutants report for this facility
    • 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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