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Environmental Release Report: OWENS CORNING HT 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
  • 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 45,750 250
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 35,100 5
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 43,100 5
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 66,200 250
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 43,100 5
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 375,850 255
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 396,300 255
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 367,850 255
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 396,300 255
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 396,300 255

    *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
    1990 50,050 0 0 0 50,050 0 NA
    1991 197,500 0 0 0 197,500 0 216,950
    1992 211,500 500 0 0 212,000 0 214,950
    1993 157,500 500 0 0 158,000 1,500 169,250
    1994 167,500 500 0 0 168,000 1,000 65,865
    1995 215,800 500 0 0 216,300 500 262,085
    1996 228,550 500 0 0 229,050 500 274,134
    1997 181,140 500 0 0 181,640 0 224,722
    1998 178,650 500 0 0 179,150 0 224,722
    1999 300,600 500 0 0 301,100 0 224,722
    2000 338,490 500 0 0 338,990 0 386,585
    2001 366,800 255 0 0 367,055 0 420,100
    2002 396,300 255 0 0 396,555 0 453,350
    "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 HT INC.
    Mailing Address: 908 OWENS CORNING DR., PHENIX CITY, AL 36869
    Public Contact: DAVE JACOBS
    Phone: (334) 291-6311
    SIC Code: 32 Stone, Clay, And Glass Products
    2002 Parent Company: OWENS CORNING
    Latitude: 32.44055
    Longitude: -85.00241
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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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