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Environmental Release Report: IDEAL TAPE CO.
 
 
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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 Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 145,352
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 145,352
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 6,949
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 145,352
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 145,352
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 145,352
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 152,301
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 152,301
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 152,301
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 145,352

    *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 915,000 0 0 0 915,000 0 NA
    1989 629,000 0 0 0 629,000 500 NA
    1990 439,350 0 0 0 439,350 0 NA
    1991 351,500 0 0 0 351,500 442,454 878,500
    1992 321,600 0 0 0 321,600 391,670 712,370
    1993 332,279 0 0 0 332,279 416,896 855,728
    1994 310,718 0 0 0 310,718 528,415 1,025,485
    1995 167,164 0 0 0 167,164 464,489 2,166,926
    1996 169,949 0 0 0 169,949 651,275 1,945,005
    1997 177,317 0 0 0 177,317 1,516,260 2,230,970
    1998 170,704 0 0 0 170,704 821,319 2,434,151
    1999 191,998 0 0 0 191,998 654,762 2,297,538
    2000 179,944 0 0 0 179,944 816,843 2,455,386
    2001 173,430 0 0 0 173,430 715,706 2,227,318
    2002 152,301 0 0 0 152,301 346,775 1,606,674
    "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: IDEAL TAPE CO.
    Mailing Address: 1400 MIDDLESEX ST., LOWELL, MA 01851
    Public Contact: PAUL WALKER
    Phone: (978) 458-6833
    SIC Code: 26 Paper And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: AMERICAN BILTRITE INC.
    Latitude: 42.63821
    Longitude: -71.34361
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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 MIDDLESEX County on:

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