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Environmental Release Report: GULF CHEMICAL & METALLURGICAL CORP.
 
 
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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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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Recognized Carcinogens 81 414
    Suspected Carcinogens 160 5,600
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 81 86,844
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 81 414
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 934 414
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 98 6,363
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 33,285 9,460
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 853
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 32,592 15,060
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 32,513 9,874
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 33,536 15,474
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 33,376 9,874

    *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 1,845,471 162,431 0 0 2,007,902 0 NA
    1989 1,294,783 110,027 0 0 1,404,810 0 NA
    1990 1,365,835 108,001 0 0 1,473,836 0 NA
    1991 1,139,535 83,010 0 0 1,222,545 960,100 2,182,094
    1992 715,240 56,712 0 0 771,952 1,130,100 1,901,291
    1993 813,605 68,365 0 0 881,970 1,512,700 2,387,203
    1994 613,495 58,532 0 0 672,027 1,727,300 2,365,000
    1995 348,545 62,798 0 0 411,343 1,424,400 1,810,491
    1996 298,469 76,797 0 64,179 439,445 190,642 2,068,452
    1997 292,034 70,086 0 0 362,120 1,763,990 2,068,452
    1998 387,826 28,888 0 0 416,714 1,048,521 1,392,974
    1999 133,898 1,014,877 0 0 1,148,775 227,742 1,320,333
    2000 107,277 506,990 0 0 614,267 0 752,549
    2001 150,572 299,500 0 0 450,072 0 450,064
    2002 33,634 108,267 0 0 141,901 0 141,901
    "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: GULF CHEMICAL & METALLURGICAL CORP.
    Mailing Address: 302 MIDWAY RD., FREEPORT, TX 77542
    Public Contact: NANCY WOLLAM
    Phone: (979) 233-7882
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: COMILOG USA
    Latitude: 28.9572
    Longitude: -95.3383
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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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