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Environmental Release Report: GE BETZ INC.
 
 
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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 4,320 250
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 7,310 250
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 2,305 5
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,505
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 11,320 250
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 2,260 255
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 10,370 505
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 10,380 505
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,505
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 2,815 250
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 12,320 505
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 12,330 505

    *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 2,643 0 0 0 2,643 1,155 NA
    1989 2,222 0 0 0 2,222 0 NA
    1990 3,163 0 0 0 3,163 0 NA
    1991 4,103 0 0 0 4,103 0 23,103
    1992 4,083 0 0 0 4,083 0 22,183
    1993 3,050 0 0 0 3,050 0 22,450
    1994 3,128 0 0 0 3,128 1,331 4,457
    1995 4,835 0 0 0 4,835 1 5,086
    1996 4,586 0 0 0 4,586 68,435 71,033
    1997 4,568 0 0 0 4,568 0 4,568
    1998 4,560 0 0 0 4,560 80 4,550
    1999 4,570 5 0 0 4,575 84,865 89,330
    2000 4,084 0 0 0 4,084 27,245 31,349
    2001 6,544 0 0 0 6,544 72,228 78,772
    2002 12,330 505 0 0 12,835 38,325 50,608
    "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: GE BETZ INC.
    Mailing Address: 10658 HWY. 90, BEAUMONT, TX 77713
    Public Contact: ROGER A. MOORE
    Phone: (409) 866-4778
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: GE CO.
    Latitude: 30.0664
    Longitude: -94.18817
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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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