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Environmental Release Report: GE CO. SILICONE PRODS.
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
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    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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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 Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
    List chemicals contributing to ozone depletion
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHLOROMETHANE
    List chemicals contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER COMPOUNDS
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    See Scorecard's estimates of the health risks associated with outdoor air pollution for this area
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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 2,263 424
    Suspected Carcinogens 45,013 176
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 182,110 4,916
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 129,005 557
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 34,447 8,529
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 4,090 29
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 155,893 3,599
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 197,520 18,280
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 269,898 13,341
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 57,225 5
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 215,742 13,516
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 3 390
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 163,980 541
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 273,830 20,850
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 270,610 13,045

    *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 606,721 126,289 2,521,290 0 3,254,300 7 NA
    1989 527,957 109,666 1,521,234 0 2,158,857 0 NA
    1990 283,716 101,495 1,421,141 0 1,806,352 0 NA
    1991 173,834 82,764 1,330,626 0 1,587,224 1,500 37,300,053
    1992 292,007 101,673 1,311,413 0 1,705,093 89,600 48,336,672
    1993 315,589 161,422 934,424 0 1,411,435 507,000 57,887,269
    1994 316,798 109,999 1,560,716 0 1,987,513 345,000 70,333,409
    1995 231,907 62,783 1,072,045 0 1,366,735 734,005 22,680,530
    1996 261,577 83,085 950,030 0 1,294,692 980,000 22,050,963
    1997 337,447 96,694 980,760 0 1,414,901 1,697,484 25,304,421
    1998 394,242 69,605 1,792 0 465,639 2,004,896 20,621,404
    1999 386,853 23,435 11,227 0 421,515 1,911,113 25,861,360
    2000 372,431 30,424 3,779 0 406,634 1,672,849 20,038,905
    2001 291,779 23,534 84 0 315,397 1,574,995 20,548,483
    2002 273,902 21,415 10 0 295,327 1,291,794 18,692,269
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Dioxin Compounds Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Grams of Dioxin Compounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    2000 .011 0 0 0 .011 0 2.21
    2001 .006 0 .003 0 .009 15.84 18.12
    2002 .009 0 0 0 .009 8.12 14.29
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: GE CO. SILICONE PRODS.
    Mailing Address: 260 HUDSON RIVER RD., WATERFORD, NY 12188
    Public Contact: MILISSA ROCKER
    Phone: (518) 233-3893
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: GE CO.
    Latitude: 42.81661
    Longitude: -73.66814
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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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