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Environmental Release Report: RUST-OLEUM 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
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER 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 1,280
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 15,120
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 5,280
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 9,840
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,280
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 12,114 5
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 15,125 5
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 15,120
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 15,120
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 15,120
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 15,159 10
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 14,660

    *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 4,150 0 0 0 4,150 181,800 NA
    1989 4,250 0 0 0 4,250 0 NA
    1990 5,000 0 0 0 5,000 0 NA
    1991 5,250 0 0 0 5,250 44,163 46,350
    1992 5,250 0 0 0 5,250 31,300 37,900
    1993 52,100 0 0 0 52,100 151,300 204,900
    1994 55,850 0 0 0 55,850 153,000 215,400
    1995 66,365 0 0 0 66,365 281,380 339,780
    1996 72,951 0 0 0 72,951 208,172 280,293
    1997 26,030 0 0 0 26,030 249,012 149,986
    1998 23,525 5 0 0 23,530 109,274 133,963
    1999 30,363 15 0 0 30,378 138,233 172,721
    2000 33,125 20 0 0 33,145 199,813 240,829
    2001 33,603 20 0 0 33,623 325,648 366,807
    2002 15,159 10 0 0 15,169 432,241 456,271
    "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: RUST-OLEUM CORP.
    Mailing Address: INTERSTATE INDUSTRIAL PARK, HAGERSTOWN, MD 21741
    Public Contact: BILL WHITING
    Phone: (847) 367-7700
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: RPM INC.
    Latitude: 39.598
    Longitude: -77.80316
    Facilities are encouraged to respond to the information presented in Scorecard.
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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

    Scorecard's report for WASHINGTON County on:

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