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Environmental Release Report: PPG INDS. INC.
 
 
  • 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:

    See how this facility ranks on other chemical release and waste management attributes tracked by Scorecard

    Rank facilities in WEST VIRGINIA or in WETZEL County by chemical releases or waste generation

    *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:1,4-DICHLOROBENZENE
    List chemicals contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY
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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 31,084 764
    Suspected Carcinogens 9,718
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 169,086 4,876
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 9,487 467
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 159,946 439
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 21,814 170
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 209,297 2,545
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 36,989 4,864
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 419,916 6,954
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 322,322 2,062
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 228,345 4,819
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 8,254 433
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 175,878 142
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 401,906 6,301
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 594,881 6,352

    *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 774,850 422,350 0 0 1,197,200 47,250 NA
    1989 704,590 234,137 0 0 938,727 39,100 NA
    1990 762,055 127,900 0 0 889,955 34,450 NA
    1991 508,800 24,820 0 0 533,620 58,355 21,693,571
    1992 450,929 25,508 0 0 476,437 49,974 21,243,959
    1993 417,161 14,991 0 0 432,152 73,939 22,226,270
    1994 211,879 18,864 0 0 230,743 51,201 21,248,433
    1995 176,599 12,198 0 0 188,797 210,793 21,428,665
    1996 228,437 17,569 160 0 246,166 88,337 12,626,293
    1997 250,436 13,771 160 0 264,367 353,636 12,776,709
    1998 536,675 6,539 160 0 543,374 221,961 15,612,751
    1999 466,430 8,909 160 0 475,499 267,878 14,619,954
    2000 456,485 6,694 0 0 463,179 307,271 14,325,073
    2001 491,529 6,602 2,901 0 501,032 367,069 13,986,246
    2002 605,455 6,954 2,237 0 614,646 30,584 15,045,742
    "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 .7336 2.81 0 0 3.54 .3188 3.86
    2001 .7052 2.81 0 0 3.51 .8116 4.32
    2002 .741 2.81 0 0 3.55 0 4.40
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: PPG INDS. INC.
    Mailing Address: STATE RTE. 2, NEW MARTINSVILLE, WV 26155
    Public Contact: FRANK GILMORE
    Phone: (304) 455-2200
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: PPG INDS. INC.
    Latitude: 39.67982
    Longitude: -80.85837
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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 WETZEL County on:

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