BASF reports big emissions reduction at Texas site

31 July 2009 16:41  [Source: ICIS news]

TORONTO (ICIS news)--BASF reduced emissions at its Freeport site in Texas by 14% last year compared with 2007, it said on Friday.

Since 2000, BASF’s total toxic release inventory (TRI) emissions at Freeport decreased by more than 90%, the company said.

BASF also noted improvements to the site’s nitrate recovery plant, which helped in reducing water emissions by 96% since 2000, it said.

The site employs a permanent staff of 600 and over 400 contractors.

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