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Environmental Release Report: GEORGIA GULF CHEMICALS & VINYLS L.L.C. - PASADENA
 
 
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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:BENZENE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:BENZENE
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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 18,307 14
    Suspected Carcinogens 4 8
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 29,228 24,020
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 18,300 4
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 12,413 14
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 18,300 4
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 18,311 22
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 10,929 12
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 67,388 8
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 68,919 35
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 18,300 4
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 12,427 41
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 57,228 53
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 68,198 26

    *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 82,958 0 0 0 82,958 1,008 NA
    1989 73,807 1 0 0 73,808 3 NA
    1990 93,584 1,565 18 0 95,167 32 NA
    1991 140,923 49 0 0 140,972 1,019 6,688,735
    1992 153,186 47 2 0 153,235 183 6,068,585
    1993 163,022 194 275 0 163,491 80 6,467,836
    1994 88,135 5,070 0 0 93,205 14 5,955,921
    1995 82,789 167 0 0 82,956 5 5,646,143
    1996 96,781 21 4 0 96,806 295 5,520,827
    1997 105,001 39 0 0 105,040 6 6,247,452
    1998 94,798 45 230 0 95,073 3 9,166,667
    1999 100,545 20,201 0 0 120,746 3 8,924,915
    2000 107,648 32,885 0 0 140,533 6 9,067,069
    2001 105,627 32,518 0 0 138,145 1 5,915,576
    2002 96,222 24,055 0 0 120,277 0 2,155,022
    "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 .0325 0 0 0 .0325 0 .0325
    2001 .02746 0 0 0 .02746 0 .02746
    2002 .01944 0 0 0 .01944 0 .01944
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: GEORGIA GULF CHEMICALS & VINYLS L.L.C. - PASADENA
    Mailing Address: 3503 PASADENA FWY., PASADENA, TX 77503
    Public Contact: WILL HINSON
    Phone: (225) 685-2501
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: GEORGIA GULF CORP.
    Latitude: 29.71191
    Longitude: -95.16066
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