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Environmental Release Report: EASTMAN CHEMICAL CO. ARKANSAS OPS.
 
 
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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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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
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    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive 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:LEAD
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY
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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)
    Recognized Carcinogens 11,418 14
    Suspected Carcinogens 414
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 33,167 8,814
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 15,731 14
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 27,257
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 10,645 14
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 268,695 14
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 37,798 14
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 304,343 14
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 273,030
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 58,878 14
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 10,540 14
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 18,704
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 324,855 14
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 327,323 14

    *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 1,287,673 1,235 935 0 1,289,843 11,581 NA
    1989 1,341,738 172,383 713 0 1,514,834 7,401 NA
    1990 1,248,837 1,415 612 0 1,250,864 342,040 NA
    1991 864,022 3,820 3,600 0 871,442 516,132 35,981,736
    1992 632,973 944 782 0 634,699 148,652 11,675,537
    1993 316,015 1,049 33 0 317,097 12,086 12,425,208
    1994 184,612 36 5 0 184,653 92,143 13,732,397
    1995 399,918 12 0 0 399,930 1,643 31,572,323
    1996 184,555 8,812 0 0 193,367 3,743 22,993,424
    1997 199,155 9,369 53,600 0 262,124 3,504 16,349,480
    1998 674,569 10,756 1,044 0 686,369 2,314 18,385,815
    1999 377,059 6,236 810 0 384,105 1,127 16,529,379
    2000 454,446 1,400 22,001 0 477,847 142,680 16,085,864
    2001 505,411 8,905 1,930 0 516,246 276,202 15,340,833
    2002 332,053 8,814 1,362 0 342,229 16,281 14,016,833
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Dioxin Compounds Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Grams of Dioxin Compounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    2000 .1866 0 0 0 .1866 0 .1866
    2001 1.08 0 0 0 1.08 0 1.08
    2002 .5637 0 0 0 .5637 0 .5637
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: EASTMAN CHEMICAL CO. ARKANSAS OPS.
    Mailing Address: 2800 GAP RD., BATESVILLE, AR 72503
    Public Contact: GARY J. MCDONALD
    Phone: (870) 698-5355
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: EASTMAN CHEMICAL CO.
    Latitude: 35.71917
    Longitude: -91.52472
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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 INDEPENDENCE County on:

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