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Environmental Release Report: SAINT-GOBAIN PERFORMANCE PLASTICS
 
 
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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 10,288
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2,193
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 8,095
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 2,193
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 10,288
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 10,288
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 10,288
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 10,288
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 10,288
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 10,288

    *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
    1989 1,702 0 0 0 1,702 115,019 NA
    1990 1,887 0 0 0 1,887 77,255 NA
    1991 1,862 0 0 0 1,862 59,063 33,615
    1992 2,827 0 0 0 2,827 68,732 99,673
    1993 2,209 0 0 0 2,209 49,033 839,429
    1994 31,804 0 0 0 31,804 46,041 732,413
    1995 38,167 0 0 0 38,167 62,751 492,457
    1996 23,171 0 0 0 23,171 94,700 459,725
    1997 34,832 0 0 0 34,832 100,610 418,889
    1998 28,347 0 0 0 28,347 28,626 425,725
    1999 25,369 0 0 0 25,369 30,559 404,912
    2000 18,750 0 0 0 18,750 33,445 307,196
    2001 15,730 0 0 0 15,730 12,772 257,610
    2002 10,288 0 0 0 10,288 43,336 204,139
    "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: SAINT-GOBAIN PERFORMANCE PLASTICS
    Mailing Address: 717 PLANTATION ST., WORCESTER, MA 01605
    Public Contact: THOMAS CUSSIMANIO
    Phone: (508) 595-3066
    SIC Code: 26 Paper And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: SAINT GOBAIN CORP.
    Latitude: 42.2968
    Longitude: -71.76225
    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

    Scorecard's report for WORCESTER County on:

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