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Environmental Release Report: FERRO CORP.
 
 
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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
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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 175
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,490
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 12,537
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 3
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 617
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 12,626
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 13,219
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 450
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 12,769
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 175
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 13,897
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 14,571

    *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 12,090 50 0 0 12,140 1,162,926 NA
    1989 13,100 500 0 0 13,600 186,200 NA
    1990 36,100 20 0 0 36,120 725,984 NA
    1991 56,100 5 0 0 56,105 1,319,101 1,474,006
    1992 68,104 2 0 0 68,106 1,365,520 1,537,324
    1993 12,984 2 0 0 12,986 1,910,338 2,030,322
    1994 34,053 0 0 0 34,053 2,228,060 2,450,211
    1995 178,380 0 0 0 178,380 2,367,384 3,089,322
    1996 176,598 0 0 0 176,598 2,161,466 2,951,672
    1997 251,536 0 0 0 251,536 3,133,730 4,092,734
    1998 262,162 0 0 0 262,162 3,497,958 4,490,389
    1999 308,547 0 0 0 308,547 4,724,960 5,859,140
    2000 24,395 0 0 0 24,395 6,752,963 8,310,204
    2001 10,266 0 0 0 10,266 3,343,639 4,479,528
    2002 15,308 0 0 0 15,308 5,273,392 7,098,740
    "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: FERRO CORP.
    Mailing Address: 3900 S. CLINTON AVE., SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ 07080
    Public Contact: GERALD ORGOVAN
    Phone: (908) 561-1100
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: FERRO CORP.
    Latitude: 40.56436
    Longitude: -74.42955
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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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