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Environmental Release Report: SAINT-GOBAIN ABRASIVES INC.
 
 
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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
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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 250
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 250
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 250
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 250
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 250
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 250
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 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
    1989 17,506 0 0 0 17,506 1,744 NA
    1990 11,850 0 0 0 11,850 5,150 NA
    1991 9,550 0 0 0 9,550 15,675 65,015
    1992 8,950 0 0 0 8,950 15,450 75,045
    1993 10,944 0 0 0 10,944 17,230 76,891
    1994 7,900 0 0 0 7,900 18,150 65,663
    1995 19,326 0 0 0 19,326 16,424 74,017
    1996 26,250 0 0 0 26,250 24,259 62,318
    1997 16,250 0 0 0 16,250 23,250 33,518
    1999 16,250 0 0 0 16,250 13,750 37,520
    2000 13,000 0 0 0 13,000 3,400 20,815
    2001 13,000 0 0 0 13,000 3,400 17,515
    2002 250 0 0 0 250 1,000 1,460
    "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: SAINT-GOBAIN ABRASIVES INC.
    Mailing Address: 21 SADDLEBACK COVE RD., TRAVELERS REST, SC 29690
    Public Contact: HARSU VACHHANI
    Phone: (864) 834-4145
    SIC Code: 34 Fabricated Metal Products
    2002 Parent Company: SAINT-GOBAIN CORP.
    Latitude: 34.96113
    Longitude: -82.44205
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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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