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Environmental Release Report: GE ERIE PLANT GETS
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
    Cleanest/Best Facilities in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Facilities in US
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    Total environmental releases:
    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:
    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 Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals contributing to noncancer risk

    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 309 323
    Suspected Carcinogens 48 1
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 63,813 575
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 13,164 75
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 37,110 500
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 323,659 323
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 24,259 573
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 374,798 578
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 408,505
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 63,774 580
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 54 73
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 51,248 755
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 447,248 755
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 445,248 250

    *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 137,500 750 0 0 138,250 211,790 NA
    1989 310,850 0 0 0 310,850 84,600 NA
    1990 313,585 651 15 0 314,251 89,756 NA
    1991 185,272 352 15 0 185,639 1,681,469 2,130,313
    1992 142,333 482 15 0 142,830 1,809,078 2,294,995
    1993 162,481 433 15 0 162,929 1,983,051 2,387,081
    1994 335,815 359 15 0 336,189 2,341,976 2,677,641
    1995 190,165 173 20 0 190,358 1,353,713 1,551,705
    1996 324,310 164 20 0 324,494 1,934,133 2,241,138
    1997 414,160 1,005 20 0 415,185 1,037,530 935,530
    1998 630,210 1,005 25 0 631,240 391,165 1,023,190
    1999 902,410 1,005 25 0 903,440 430,600 1,331,428
    2000 508,769 760 25 0 509,554 13,856,969 14,103,948
    2001 513,607 1,000 20 0 514,627 290,232 828,288
    2002 447,313 830 135 0 448,277 445,684 892,831
    "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 .23 0 0 0 .23 0 .23
    2001 .46 0 0 0 .46 0 .46
    2002 .273 0 0 0 .273 0 .28
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: GE ERIE PLANT GETS
    Mailing Address: 2901 E. LAKE RD., ERIE, PA 16531
    Public Contact: JEFF DEMARRAIS
    Phone: (814) 875-3457
    SIC Code: 37 Transportation Equipment
    2002 Parent Company: GE CO.
    Latitude: 42.15167
    Longitude: -80.02778
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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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