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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):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
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    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:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 131,527
    Suspected Carcinogens 163
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 128,125
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 708
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 127,417
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 708
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 131,690
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 128,288
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,342,660
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,342,660
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 708
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,341,952
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,342,823
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,342,823

    *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 864,442 0 338,000 0 1,202,442 162,450 NA
    1989 982,635 0 228,100 0 1,210,735 64,870 NA
    1990 249,889 0 76,000 0 325,889 38,510 NA
    1991 1,161,041 0 108,000 0 1,269,041 105,502 1,617,803
    1992 1,271,260 0 129,300 0 1,400,560 84,499 1,815,807
    1993 1,170,056 0 139,900 0 1,309,956 105,530 1,691,141
    1994 1,268,077 0 147,887 0 1,415,964 187,883 1,852,795
    1995 1,804,177 0 90,570 0 1,894,747 67,560 2,243,348
    1996 1,673,127 0 205,885 0 1,879,012 504,613 2,462,481
    1997 1,696,482 0 83,206 0 1,779,688 507,460 2,206,606
    2000 1,636,853 0 73,790 0 1,710,643 216,814 2,188,084
    2001 1,431,832 0 105,288 0 1,537,120 439,021 2,157,194
    2002 1,342,823 0 115,257 0 1,458,080 189,527 1,788,779
    "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: 400 CASE AVE., NEWARK, OH 43055
    Public Contact: FRANK GIOVANNELLI
    Phone: (740) 328-2471
    SIC Code: 32 Stone, Clay, And Glass Products
    2002 Parent Company: OWENS CORNING
    Latitude: 40.0696
    Longitude: -82.4019
    Facilities are encouraged to respond to the information presented in Scorecard.
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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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