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Environmental Release Report: WATSON RHENANIA COATINGS CO.
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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:1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE
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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 1,875
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 3,243
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 382
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,534
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,534
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 4,081
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 3,243
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 3,584
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 877

    *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
    1996 2,647 0 0 0 2,647 19,661 26,650
    1997 2,008 0 0 0 2,008 53,462 28,739
    1998 1,939 0 0 0 1,939 20,037 21,976
    1999 1,550 0 0 0 1,550 15,434 16,982
    2000 767 0 0 0 767 7,642 8,409
    2001 645 0 0 0 645 400 1,045
    2002 4,081 0 0 0 4,081 2,886 6,967
    "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: WATSON RHENANIA COATINGS CO.
    Mailing Address: 1360 LOW GRADE RD., HARWICK, PA 15049
    Public Contact: JOHN P. KOCH
    Phone: (724) 275-1000
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: NA
    Latitude: 40.55404
    Longitude: -79.80622
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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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