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Environmental Release Report: EASTMAN CHEMICAL CO.
 
 
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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:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:TOLUENE
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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 6
    Suspected Carcinogens 2,892
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 4,134 6
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 298 1
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 3,836 5
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 2,892
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 4,209 6
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 4,133 6
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 4,329 6
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 4,461 6
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 4,133 6
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 4,358 6
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 4,358 6

    *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 49,590 0 0 0 49,590 18,304 NA
    1989 31,902 0 0 0 31,902 7,898 NA
    1990 24,466 0 0 0 24,466 8,310 NA
    1991 13,037 0 0 0 13,037 223,055 224,015
    1992 12,359 0 0 0 12,359 252,267 266,927
    1993 10,055 0 0 0 10,055 275,574 286,024
    1994 4,057 0 0 0 4,057 323,765 369,655
    1995 4,081 0 0 0 4,081 454,434 462,365
    1996 5,027 0 0 0 5,027 386,238 395,609
    1997 4,804 0 0 0 4,804 814,994 413,756
    1998 4,394 0 0 0 4,394 525,610 530,004
    1999 4,106 0 0 0 4,106 261,059 265,330
    2000 21,445 0 0 0 21,445 621,558 659,338
    2001 4,623 0 0 0 4,623 50,808 87,323
    2002 4,471 6 4,299 0 8,776 102,663 148,889
    "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: EASTMAN CHEMICAL CO.
    Mailing Address: 2801 LYNWOOD RD., LYNWOOD, CA 90262
    Public Contact: TERRY ALDER
    Phone: (310) 884-5594
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: EASTMAN CHEMICAL CO.
    Latitude: 33.92659
    Longitude: -118.2221
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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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