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Environmental Release Report: CRITERION CATALYSTS & TECHS. L.P.
 
 
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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:NICKEL 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 73 49
    Suspected Carcinogens 509 503
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 102 72
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 3
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 73 46
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 102 72
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 29 26
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 15,864 26
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 16,315 483
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 3
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 15,908 46
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 16,417 549
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 15,937 69

    *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 384,695 0 0 0 384,695 893,761 NA
    1989 432,610 0 0 0 432,610 9,778 NA
    1990 319,535 0 0 0 319,535 16,560 NA
    1991 186,173 0 0 0 186,173 3,435 283,870
    1992 118,180 0 0 0 118,180 2,398 222,355
    1993 109,236 0 1,515 0 110,751 47,177 155,780
    1994 57,120 0 0 0 57,120 42,439 99,543
    1995 53,455 0 0 0 53,455 78,180 114,343
    1996 63,110 20 13,831 0 76,961 32,803 117,643
    1997 63,686 206 0 0 63,892 148,878 138,101
    1998 66,859 129 0 0 66,988 223,155 290,143
    1999 36,802 159 0 0 36,961 83,537 120,490
    2000 24,965 375 0 0 25,340 160,573 184,893
    2001 20,278 165 0 0 20,443 107,510 128,062
    2002 16,417 552 0 0 16,969 118,135 135,195
    "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: CRITERION CATALYSTS & TECHS. L.P.
    Mailing Address: 2840 WILLOW PASS RD., PITTSBURG, CA 94565
    Public Contact: MARK A. VANDER WEERD
    Phone: (925) 458-8105
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: CRITERION CATALYSTS & TECHS. L.P. TX.
    Latitude: 38.02699
    Longitude: -121.94408
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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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