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Environmental Release Report: BRAXTON MFG. 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:DICHLOROMETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Recognized Carcinogens 7,972
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 7,972
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 7,972
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 7,972
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 7,972
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 7,972
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 7,972
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 7,972

    *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 4,500 0 0 0 4,500 7,300 NA
    1990 10,000 0 0 0 10,000 12,000 NA
    1991 14,000 0 0 0 14,000 10,000 23,000
    1992 7,000 0 0 0 7,000 14,000 22,000
    1993 21,000 0 0 0 21,000 0 21,000
    1994 26,000 0 0 0 26,000 250 26,300
    1995 15,300 0 0 0 15,300 3,300 18,600
    1996 17,000 0 0 0 17,000 1,400 18,400
    1997 9,700 0 0 0 9,700 0 9,700
    1998 9,400 0 0 0 9,400 1,000 10,400
    1999 9,639 0 0 0 9,639 300 10,000
    2000 9,962 0 0 0 9,962 0 10,600
    2001 9,443 0 0 0 9,443 0 9,400
    2002 7,972 0 0 0 7,972 0 8,000
    "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: BRAXTON MFG. CO. INC.
    Mailing Address: 858 ECHO LAKE RD., WATERTOWN, CT 06795
    Public Contact: RICHARD J. HOPKINS
    Phone: (860) 274-6781
    SIC Code: 34 Fabricated Metal Products
    2002 Parent Company: NA
    Latitude: 41.60936
    Longitude: -73.08862
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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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