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Environmental Release Report: ASHLAND DISTRIBUTION 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:BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL)PHTHALATE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE
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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 2
    Suspected Carcinogens 53
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 591
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 108
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 826
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 55
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 184
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 810
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 814
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 947
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 835
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 948
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 506

    *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
    1998 3,935 0 0 0 3,935 40,876 44,898
    1999 1,668 0 0 0 1,668 287,258 278,162
    2000 7,665 0 0 0 7,665 223,270 231,261
    2001 1,155 0 0 0 1,155 216,953 223,827
    2002 949 0 0 0 949 178,929 183,727
    "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: ASHLAND DISTRIBUTION CO.
    Mailing Address: 20915 S. WILLMINGTON AVE., CARSON, CA 90745
    Public Contact: JIM VITAK
    Phone: (614) 790-3715
    SIC Code: 51 Wholesale Trade--Nondurable Goods
    2002 Parent Company: ASHLAND INC.
    Latitude: 33.83569
    Longitude: -118.23711
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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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