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Environmental Release Report: FLEXCON CO. INC.
 
 
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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:TOLUENE
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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 Carcinogens 1,418
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 37,064
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 33,994
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 3,468
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 35,741
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 37,064
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 37,064
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 38,880
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 37,462
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 38,880
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 38,482

    *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 39,471 0 0 0 39,471 310,393 NA
    1989 45,711 0 0 0 45,711 320,361 NA
    1990 45,708 0 0 0 45,708 376,026 NA
    1991 40,279 0 0 0 40,279 315,815 2,263,250
    1992 40,320 0 0 0 40,320 380,177 2,673,900
    1993 38,006 0 0 0 38,006 353,508 2,534,260
    1994 40,722 0 0 0 40,722 290,499 2,962,510
    1995 33,022 0 0 0 33,022 400,651 2,651,609
    1996 38,149 0 0 0 38,149 398,172 2,870,674
    1997 35,984 0 0 0 35,984 725,038 2,862,034
    1999 42,008 0 0 0 42,008 381,263 3,192,980
    2000 33,218 0 0 0 33,218 395,902 3,061,200
    2001 42,894 0 0 0 42,894 297,570 2,649,900
    2002 38,880 0 0 0 38,880 346,432 2,600,370
    "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: FLEXCON CO. INC.
    Mailing Address: S. SPENCER RD., SPENCER, MA 01562
    Public Contact: DARWIN M. IRISH
    Phone: (508) 885-3973
    SIC Code: 30 Rubber And Misc. Plastics Products
    2002 Parent Company: NA
    Latitude: 42.24712
    Longitude: -71.99237
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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

    Scorecard's report for WORCESTER County on:

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