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Environmental Release Report: BAYER CORP. BAYTOWN
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
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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:DICHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:HYDRAZINE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:PHOSGENE
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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 7,011 546
    Suspected Carcinogens 69
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 20,453 47,007
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,488
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 11,218 520
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 7,387 1,812
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 18,676 2,150
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 16,431 2,254
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 64,847 9,407
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 19,467
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 56,393 9,849
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 182
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 46,506 9,849
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 60,716 8,141
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 62,600 9,745

    *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 972,861 18,043 233 0 991,137 1,817,520 NA
    1989 810,382 11,151 1,500 0 823,033 3,769,309 NA
    1990 757,463 86,060 1,015 0 844,538 1,168,396 NA
    1991 658,700 95,415 765 0 754,880 2,470,605 3,121,005
    1992 419,655 95,315 505 0 515,475 2,322,365 3,289,243
    1993 390,315 93,010 255 0 483,580 2,539,384 3,472,643
    1994 272,070 17,635 0 0 289,705 2,148,855 2,967,860
    1995 104,055 3,013,160 0 0 3,117,215 3,999,730 7,116,402
    1996 161,575 2,209,865 0 0 2,371,440 6,229,630 8,626,806
    1997 110,671 3,139,790 0 0 3,250,461 9,397,140 8,098,505
    1998 117,275 3,627,150 0 0 3,744,425 4,554,796 8,298,732
    1999 76,069 684,775 0 0 760,844 11,568,273 22,307,597
    2000 66,885 141,000 0 0 207,885 12,844,700 25,461,040
    2001 86,861 81,450 0 0 168,311 14,726,255 25,726,485
    2002 68,969 54,602 0 0 123,571 12,185,369 12,308,935
    "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: BAYER CORP. BAYTOWN
    Mailing Address: 8500 W. BAY RD. MS-21, BAYTOWN, TX 77520
    Public Contact: WAYNE BALDWIN
    Phone: (281) 383-6117
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: NA
    Latitude: 29.76091
    Longitude: -94.90774
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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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