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Environmental Release Report: BOC GASES
 
 
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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:AMMONIA
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 29,903
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 29,903
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 29,903
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 29,903
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 29,903

    *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 66,250 0 0 0 66,250 0 NA
    1989 76,214 0 0 0 76,214 0 NA
    1990 47,416 0 0 0 47,416 0 NA
    1991 119,631 0 0 0 119,631 0 119,631
    1992 117,663 0 0 0 117,663 0 117,663
    1993 19,398 0 0 0 19,398 0 19,398
    1994 17,500 0 0 0 17,500 0 17,500
    1995 25,739 0 0 0 25,739 0 23,739
    1996 31,437 0 0 0 31,437 0 31,437
    1997 45,746 0 0 0 45,746 0 45,746
    1998 46,004 0 0 0 46,004 0 46,004
    2000 33,830 0 0 0 33,830 0 33,830
    2001 7,186 0 0 0 7,186 0 39,703
    2002 29,903 0 0 0 29,903 765 37,550
    "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: BOC GASES
    Mailing Address: 731 W. CUTTING BLVD., RICHMOND, CA 94804
    Public Contact: JIM MERRIAM
    Phone: (908) 771-1270
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: BOC GROUP INC.
    Latitude: 37.92639
    Longitude: -122.37694
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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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