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Environmental Release Report: CELANESE LTD. CLEAR LAKE PLANT
 
 
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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 Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:METHYL IODIDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:ACROLEIN
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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 81,764
    Suspected Carcinogens 43,552
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 54,114
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 7,123
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 433,066
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 125
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 146,389
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 433,629
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 426,169
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 599,382
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 25,137
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 36,409
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 671,010
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 547,584

    *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 2,545,845 0 0 8,063,977 10,609,822 26,529 NA
    1989 2,607,928 0 0 9,347,309 11,955,237 408,999 NA
    1990 1,724,933 0 0 5,731,467 7,456,400 477,980 NA
    1991 2,996,289 0 0 3,850,893 6,847,182 20,514,580 78,879,797
    1992 3,143,860 0 0 5,363,400 8,507,260 15,180,000 79,785,863
    1993 3,747,833 0 0 6,606,610 10,354,443 19,933,579 76,036,339
    1994 2,982,890 0 0 4,463,350 7,446,240 12,847,965 74,546,533
    1995 1,057,860 0 0 12,602,200 13,660,060 15,236,115 84,861,527
    1996 812,060 0 0 7,671,200 8,483,260 6,836,620 78,531,727
    1997 852,102 0 0 3,346,257 4,198,359 23,473,177 110,730,597
    1998 616,693 0 0 246,992 863,685 23,541,334 97,448,783
    1999 586,903 0 341 677,535 1,264,779 21,275,978 87,093,101
    2000 657,436 0 341 579,606 1,237,383 19,877,947 71,697,011
    2001 562,570 0 341 0 562,911 20,192,685 67,334,304
    2002 673,037 0 0 0 673,037 20,454,002 74,725,006
    "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. CLEAR LAKE PLANT
    Mailing Address: 9502 BAYPORT BLVD., PASADENA, TX 77507
    Public Contact: KATHY CARTWRIGHT
    Phone: (281) 474-6627
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: CELANESE AMERICAS CORP.
    Latitude: 29.62613
    Longitude: -95.06834
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  • Links

    • Scorecard's Criteria air pollutants report for this facility
    • 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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