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Environmental Release Report: CERTAINTEED CORP.
 
 
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  • 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:

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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:AMMONIA
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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 22,579
    Suspected Carcinogens 2
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 35,292
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 3
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 35,289
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 22,581
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 35,294
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 512,396
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 512,396
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 3
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 512,393
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 512,396
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 512,396

    *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 87,486 0 0 0 87,486 26,596 NA
    1989 87,486 0 0 0 87,486 64,760 NA
    1990 64,042 0 0 0 64,042 99,600 NA
    1991 192,000 0 0 0 192,000 4,800 187,378
    1992 203,848 0 0 0 203,848 8,350 212,000
    1993 160,581 0 0 0 160,581 251,170 405,812
    1994 208,522 0 0 0 208,522 10,650 240,968
    1995 208,041 0 0 0 208,041 26,843 229,831
    1996 234,162 0 0 0 234,162 260,143 580,629
    1997 307,868 0 0 0 307,868 226,597 522,950
    1998 308,828 0 0 0 308,828 61,478 472,877
    1999 528,942 0 0 0 528,942 364,216 979,629
    2000 379,641 0 0 0 379,641 236,853 681,544
    2001 369,259 0 0 0 369,259 84,347 515,922
    2002 512,398 0 0 0 512,398 103,440 694,846
    "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: CERTAINTEED CORP.
    Mailing Address: 425 ATHENA DR., ATHENS, GA 30613
    Public Contact: DOTTIE WACKERMAN
    Phone: (610) 341-7428
    SIC Code: 32 Stone, Clay, And Glass Products
    2002 Parent Company: SAINT-GOBAIN CORP.
    Latitude: 33.97869
    Longitude: -83.34248
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  • Links

    • Scorecard's Criteria air pollutants report for this facility
    • 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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