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Environmental Release Report: PROMEGA BIOSCIENCES INC.
 
 
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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 Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:DICHLOROMETHANE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:DICHLOROMETHANE
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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 302
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 302
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 10
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 302
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 312
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 312
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 312
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 302
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 312
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 10

    *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 66 0 0 0 66 0 NA
    1989 1,000 0 0 0 1,000 0 NA
    1990 1,600 0 0 0 1,600 700 NA
    1991 1,560 0 0 0 1,560 9,500 13,600
    1993 1,427 0 0 0 1,427 9,974 13,800
    1994 2,988 0 0 0 2,988 78,750 154,472
    1995 2,255 0 0 0 2,255 33,815 35,880
    1996 1,207 0 0 0 1,207 90,315 91,410
    1997 348 0 0 0 348 90,384 45,276
    1998 326 0 0 0 326 47,605 47,406
    1999 110 0 0 0 110 29,417 29,527
    2000 174 0 0 0 174 60,370 60,544
    2001 605 0 0 0 605 31,385 31,990
    2002 312 0 0 0 312 26,122 26,434
    "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: PROMEGA BIOSCIENCES INC.
    Mailing Address: 277 GRANADA DR., SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA 93401
    Public Contact: LAUREN R. BROWN PH.D.
    Phone: (805) 544-8524
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: PROMEGA
    Latitude: 35.25125
    Longitude: -120.66531
    Facilities are encouraged to respond to the information presented in Scorecard.
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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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