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Environmental Release Report: CELANESE LTD. BAY CITY SITE
 
 
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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
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER 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 1,326 247
    Suspected Carcinogens 35,556
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 50,443 247
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 48
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,677 247
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 48
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,326 462
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,287 43
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 50,443
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 99,987
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 48
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 339 247
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 140,766 505
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 104,852 247

    *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 1,627,740 688 139,448 1,666,505 3,434,381 0 NA
    1989 1,260,673 9,395 67,307 1,584,583 2,921,958 2,179 NA
    1990 752,141 2,471 21,596 1,579,767 2,355,975 57 NA
    1991 888,381 1,556 37,176 2,756,699 3,683,812 15,235 35,121,957
    1992 1,372,864 1,944 37,130 2,346,305 3,758,243 75,048 30,131,979
    1993 1,221,170 2,088 36 2,231,677 3,454,971 15,093 28,728,446
    1994 1,007,429 826 0 893,760 1,902,015 241,768 12,083,517
    1995 439,041 610 523 839,905 1,280,079 237,930 16,843,143
    1996 53,403 1,596 3,293 446,506 504,798 1,848 13,501,880
    1997 50,878 965 18 0 51,861 15,032 13,435,401
    1998 58,670 1,973 1,485 0 62,128 89,736 12,383,624
    1999 72,422 802 149,004 0 222,228 750 39,254,657
    2000 49,066 682 4 0 49,752 313,602 16,873,339
    2001 44,245 725 4 0 44,974 49,205 17,655,363
    2002 142,096 505 0 0 142,601 43,298 19,875,431
    "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: CELANESE LTD. BAY CITY SITE
    Mailing Address: FM 3057, BAY CITY, TX 77404
    Public Contact: KATHY CARTWRIGHT
    Phone: (281) 474-6627
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: CELANESE AMERICAS CORP.
    Latitude: 28.86214
    Longitude: -96.01443
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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

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