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Environmental Release Report: GE CO. BRIDGEVILLE GLASS PLANT
 
 
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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:CADMIUM COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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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 7,758 340
    Suspected Carcinogens 530 8
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 7,251 337
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 7,251 337
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 507 3
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 7,273 533
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 7,758 340
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 7,251 337
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 7,251 337
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 7,251 337
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 507 3
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,059 207
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 778 12

    *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 26,150 0 0 0 26,150 400,450 NA
    1989 35,850 0 0 0 35,850 368,019 NA
    1990 33,174 0 0 0 33,174 244,432 NA
    1991 6,165 0 0 0 6,165 146,255 231,038
    1992 6,287 243 0 0 6,530 215,665 217,580
    1993 3,100 416 0 0 3,516 261,215 264,400
    1994 3,180 264 0 0 3,444 369,620 367,900
    1995 14,184 183 0 0 14,367 352,070 333,400
    1996 15,261 290 0 0 15,551 313,900 328,800
    1997 2,224 228 0 0 2,452 564,745 284,600
    1998 3,950 1,062 0 0 5,012 186,019 190,100
    1999 4,320 289 0 0 4,609 195,636 195,300
    2000 54,789 85 0 0 54,874 126,117 254,515
    2001 13,795 63 0 0 13,858 113,386 198,075
    2002 8,558 548 0 0 9,106 116,553 233,601
    "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: GE CO. BRIDGEVILLE GLASS PLANT
    Mailing Address: 540 MAYER ST., BRIDGEVILLE, PA 15017
    Public Contact: JANICE AURAND
    Phone: (412) 257-7323
    SIC Code: 32 Stone, Clay, And Glass Products
    2002 Parent Company: GE CO.
    Latitude: 40.36664
    Longitude: -80.10041
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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 ALLEGHENY County on:

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