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Environmental Release Report: OWENS CORNING
 
 
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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:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD 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 100,520 1
    Suspected Carcinogens 174
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 132
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 132
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 100,694 1
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 306
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 455,330 1
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 455,330 1
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 132
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 455,198 1
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 455,372 1
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 455,372 1

    *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 183,506 0 0 0 183,506 5,720 NA
    1989 129,606 1 0 0 129,607 3,040 NA
    1990 88,361 1 0 0 88,362 80,305 NA
    1991 331,490 1 0 0 331,491 12,030 1,820,975
    1992 375,310 1 0 0 375,311 22,817 1,267,908
    1993 278,166 1 0 0 278,167 22,540 1,228,701
    1994 284,121 1 0 0 284,122 44,496 1,281,403
    1995 484,751 1 0 0 484,752 50,563 1,702,325
    1996 314,860 1 0 0 314,861 44,025 1,691,056
    1997 311,984 1 0 0 311,985 3,868 1,600,524
    1998 449,030 1 0 0 449,031 2,225 2,324,056
    1999 423,313 1 0 0 423,314 2,199 2,747,715
    2000 356,233 1 0 0 356,234 13,129 547,394
    2001 352,716 1 0 0 352,717 79,359 568,435
    2002 455,504 1 0 0 455,505 47,640 656,553
    "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: OWENS CORNING
    Mailing Address: 7000 MCLARIN RD., FAIRBURN, GA 30213
    Public Contact: JOHN MERRELS
    Phone: (770) 969-2916
    SIC Code: 32 Stone, Clay, And Glass Products
    2002 Parent Company: OWENS CORNING
    Latitude: 33.546
    Longitude: -84.60805
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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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