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Environmental Release Report: 3M
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
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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:ACETALDEHYDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:ACETALDEHYDE
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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 49,560
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 125,370
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 37,100
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 185,070
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 13,060
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 117,310
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 222,170
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 185,670
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 222,170
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 125,370
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 222,170
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 222,170

    *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 380,100 0 0 0 380,100 1,198,650 NA
    1989 356,150 0 0 0 356,150 589,150 NA
    1990 419,050 0 0 0 419,050 202,750 NA
    1991 494,250 0 0 0 494,250 182,250 675,261
    1992 413,880 0 0 0 413,880 90,550 613,260
    1993 325,250 0 0 0 325,250 47,551 394,984
    1994 287,644 0 0 0 287,644 80,525 663,540
    1995 293,570 0 0 0 293,570 41,267 473,984
    1996 285,293 0 282 0 285,575 56,337 5,622,307
    1997 362,710 0 0 0 362,710 78,948 509,944
    1998 313,485 0 0 0 313,485 32,595 541,159
    1999 307,117 0 0 0 307,117 33,631 469,882
    2000 286,059 0 0 0 286,059 55,649 428,525
    2001 257,170 0 0 0 257,170 55,845 325,930
    2002 222,170 0 0 0 222,170 53,504 301,009
    "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: 3M
    Mailing Address: 1400 PERIMETER RD., GREENVILLE, SC 29605
    Public Contact: BARRY L. STONE
    Phone: (864) 277-8270
    SIC Code: 30 Rubber And Misc. Plastics Products
    2002 Parent Company: 3M CO. INC.
    Latitude: 34.73418
    Longitude: -82.36995
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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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