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Environmental Release Report: EASTMAN CHEMICAL CO. TEXAS OPS.
 
 
  • 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:
    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:
    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:ETHYLENE OXIDE
    List chemicals contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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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 229,379 148
    Suspected Carcinogens 126,981
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 699,080 183
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 215,347 70
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 615,772 78
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 109,166 148
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 228,814 670
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 674,063 148
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 809,869 4,583
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 47,500
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 3,108,117 4,621
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 86,065 35
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 713,226 4,548
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 3,568,245 5,183
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 796,592 4,505

    *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 11,160,514 37,172 469,742 0 11,667,428 0 NA
    1989 9,455,402 37,200 57,010 0 9,549,612 0 NA
    1990 7,871,641 70,754 36,109 0 7,978,504 0 NA
    1991 6,589,974 49,085 12,102 0 6,651,161 0 69,865,535
    1992 4,360,004 19,011 9,100 0 4,388,115 250 32,543,147
    1993 4,568,463 10,000 8,700 0 4,587,163 250 31,708,919
    1994 3,889,960 7,300 9,620 0 3,906,880 185,386 24,104,590
    1995 3,885,625 3,457 19,620 0 3,908,702 163,805 32,009,984
    1996 3,655,167 3,130 24,000 0 3,682,297 225,767 29,032,216
    1997 3,387,282 6,304 157,400 0 3,550,986 214,558 25,494,344
    1998 3,134,975 6,526 17,000 0 3,158,501 820,620 26,594,809
    1999 3,503,463 56,389 73,500 0 3,633,352 455,420 25,480,251
    2000 3,611,464 5,726 104,550 0 3,721,740 59,200 29,639,242
    2001 3,865,663 10,602 66,915 0 3,943,180 104,990 29,980,812
    2002 3,624,851 5,221 18,610 0 3,648,682 72,530 22,857,229
    "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 3.61 0 0 0 3.61 0 3.60
    2001 1.23 0 0 0 1.23 0 1.23
    2002 .517 0 0 0 .517 0 .517
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: EASTMAN CHEMICAL CO. TEXAS OPS.
    Mailing Address: OFF HWY. 149, LONGVIEW, TX 75603
    Public Contact: L. M. CHILDRESS
    Phone: (903) 237-5082
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: EASTMAN CHEMICAL CO.
    Latitude: 32.41148
    Longitude: -94.70092
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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 GREGG County on:

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