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Environmental Release Report: GAF MATERIALS CORP.
 
 
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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:FORMALDEHYDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:FORMALDEHYDE
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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 24,651
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 24,651
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 24,651
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 24,651
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 24,651
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 24,651
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 24,651

    *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 16,000 0 0 0 16,000 0 NA
    1989 16,000 0 0 0 16,000 0 NA
    1990 16,000 0 0 0 16,000 0 NA
    1991 16,000 0 0 0 16,000 0 0
    1992 86,142 0 0 0 86,142 0 0
    1993 39,341 0 0 0 39,341 0 39,341
    1994 27,083 0 0 0 27,083 0 27,083
    1995 18,740 0 0 0 18,740 0 18,740
    1998 21,906 0 0 0 21,906 0 21,906
    1999 23,207 0 0 0 23,207 0 21,999
    2000 21,181 0 0 0 21,181 0 21,574
    2001 23,111 0 0 0 23,111 0 23,805
    2002 24,651 0 0 0 24,651 0 24,381
    "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: GAF MATERIALS CORP.
    Mailing Address: 902 OLD RICHBURG RD., CHESTER, SC 29706
    Public Contact: RON FRANKLIN
    Phone: (803) 377-9631
    SIC Code: 32 Stone, Clay, And Glass Products
    2002 Parent Company: NA
    Latitude: 34.71556
    Longitude: -81.12944
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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 CHESTER County on:

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