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Environmental Release Report: MERISOL USA L.L.C.
 
 
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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:LEAD
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 2,247 173
    Suspected Carcinogens 4,611 1,345
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 14,733 1,722
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 3,456 43
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 7,342 156
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 2,156 228
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 6,319 43
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 11,409 1,470
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 14,733 1,849
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 15,409 1,736
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 986 43
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 8,551 218
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 15,760 1,849
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 14,733 1,849

    *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 13,926 500 0 2,714,458 2,728,884 37,424 NA
    1989 39,053 500 0 2,778,192 2,817,745 54,401 NA
    1990 68,165 0 0 3,272,800 3,340,965 89,714 NA
    1991 190,074 0 0 3,719,400 3,909,474 347,575 6,216,118
    1992 122,559 0 0 3,327,300 3,449,859 1,213,863 8,480,560
    1993 59,315 1,065 0 3,772,600 3,832,980 440,641 6,838,358
    1994 69,247 11,284 0 4,214,300 4,294,831 1,022,450 7,902,068
    1995 48,554 2,645 0 3,078,300 3,129,499 1,543,191 7,625,538
    1996 37,358 3,841 0 2,679,000 2,720,199 791,029 6,522,610
    1997 37,118 490 0 2,163,400 2,201,008 15,202 5,048,200
    1998 25,157 149 0 2,629,052 2,654,358 87,594 4,866,289
    1999 15,834 593 0 2,140,747 2,157,174 12,664 3,914,162
    2000 8,779 113 0 2,814,747 2,823,639 16,749 4,557,010
    2001 10,514 203 0 2,194,833 2,205,550 17,051 3,657,663
    2002 15,760 1,849 237 2,059,820 2,077,666 69,118 3,468,075
    "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: MERISOL USA L.L.C.
    Mailing Address: 1914 HADEN RD., HOUSTON, TX 77015
    Public Contact: KEN MORGAN
    Phone: (713) 428-5615
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: NA
    Latitude: 29.75972
    Longitude: -95.18
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    • Scorecard's Criteria air pollutants report for this facility
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