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Environmental Release Report: SHELL CHEMICAL CO. MARTINEZ CATALYST PLANT
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
    Cleanest/Best Facilities in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Facilities in US
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    Total environmental releases:
    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:
    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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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:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:SILVER COMPOUNDS
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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 11
    Suspected Carcinogens .340
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 5,997
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 280
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 37
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 10
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 331
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 314
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 319
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 322
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 317
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 346
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 5,998

    *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
    1996 5,200 0 0 0 5,200 306,000 314,930
    1997 4,068 0 0 0 4,068 26,482 17,071
    1998 5,843 5 0 0 5,848 19,693 26,396
    1999 6,417 5 0 0 6,422 88,997 96,278
    2000 7,551 0 0 0 7,551 123,489 132,190
    2001 5,427 0 0 0 5,427 131,716 138,243
    2002 6,024 0 0 0 6,024 66,622 73,858
    "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: SHELL CHEMICAL CO. MARTINEZ CATALYST PLANT
    Mailing Address: 10 MOCOCO RD., MARTINEZ, CA 94553
    Public Contact: MARJORIE B. LEEDS
    Phone: (925) 313-8686
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: SHELL CHEMICAL L.P.
    Latitude: 38.02694
    Longitude: -122.11694
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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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