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Environmental Release Report: PPG ARCHITECTURAL FINISHES WATERTOWN
 
 
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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:XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)
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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 9,440
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 9,440
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 9,440
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 9,440
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 9,440
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 9,440
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 9,440
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 9,440
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 9,440

    *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 265 0 0 0 265 39,000 NA
    1989 1,000 0 0 0 1,000 43,000 NA
    1990 1,000 0 0 0 1,000 66,000 NA
    1991 1,000 0 0 0 1,000 65,229 65,229
    1992 1,250 0 0 0 1,250 68,750 68,484
    1993 28,410 0 0 0 28,410 41,020 70,030
    1994 6,910 0 0 0 6,910 41,233 48,143
    1995 13,676 0 0 0 13,676 45,007 58,683
    1996 9,008 0 0 0 9,008 50,029 52,937
    1997 7,901 0 0 0 7,901 128,784 72,293
    1998 6,479 0 0 0 6,479 43,061 49,541
    1999 5,838 0 0 0 5,838 4,520 10,358
    2000 4,244 0 0 0 4,244 3,828 8,069
    2001 9,500 0 0 0 9,500 2,924 12,424
    2002 9,440 0 0 0 9,440 3,486 12,926
    "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: PPG ARCHITECTURAL FINISHES WATERTOWN
    Mailing Address: 856 ECHO LAKE RD., WATERTOWN, CT 06795
    Public Contact: BOB SEWEJKIS
    Phone: (860) 274-6701
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: PPG INDS. INC.
    Latitude: 41.6093
    Longitude: -73.0889
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  • Links

    • Scorecard's Criteria air pollutants report for this facility
    • 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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