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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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    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
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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 Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 9,798
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 4,971
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 4,827
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 6,733
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 9,798
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 9,798
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 9,798
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 9,798
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 9,798
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 9,798

    *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 177,180 0 0 0 177,180 41,955 NA
    1989 216,734 0 0 0 216,734 42,141 NA
    1990 126,662 0 0 0 126,662 38,818 NA
    1991 45,350 0 0 0 45,350 37,260 479,500
    1992 46,767 0 0 0 46,767 54,376 428,564
    1993 53,160 0 0 0 53,160 59,676 485,800
    1994 30,915 0 0 0 30,915 57,773 369,610
    1995 4,507 0 0 0 4,507 83,510 283,262
    1996 6,924 0 0 0 6,924 101,350 393,630
    1997 9,109 0 0 0 9,109 214,144 437,604
    1999 11,428 0 0 0 11,428 114,146 499,250
    2000 13,938 0 0 0 13,938 153,138 634,560
    2001 10,427 0 0 0 10,427 122,749 511,350
    2002 9,798 0 0 0 9,798 126,234 489,200
    "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: ONE WALL ST., 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: 42.24366
    Longitude: -71.99571
    Facilities are encouraged to respond to the information presented in Scorecard.
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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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