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Environmental Release Report: TYSON FOODS INC.
 
 
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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: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)
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 15,580 488
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 15,580 488
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 15,580 488
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 15,580 488
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 15,580 488

    *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 32,600 0 0 0 32,600 0 NA
    1989 19,140 0 0 0 19,140 0 NA
    1990 19,258 0 0 0 19,258 0 NA
    1991 12,741 0 0 0 12,741 0 12,651
    1992 10,539 0 0 0 10,539 0 10,539
    1993 250 250 0 0 500 0 67,374
    1994 250 250 0 0 500 0 94,234
    1995 14,970 250 0 0 15,220 0 116,515
    1996 4,560 0 0 0 4,560 0 4,560
    1997 9,440 0 0 0 9,440 0 9,440
    1998 9,238 0 0 0 9,238 0 9,238
    1999 7,860 0 0 0 7,860 0 7,860
    2000 16,060 0 0 0 16,060 0 16,060
    2001 16,040 0 0 0 16,040 0 16,040
    2002 15,580 488 0 0 16,068 1,216 42,507
    "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: TYSON FOODS INC.
    Mailing Address: 10 FIR ST., WALDRON, AR 72958
    Public Contact: JOSEPH DIAZ
    Phone: (479) 637-2121
    SIC Code: 20 Food And Kindred Products
    2002 Parent Company: TYSON FOODS INC.
    Latitude: 34.90833
    Longitude: -94.10833
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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 SCOTT County on:

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