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Environmental Release Report: UNITED STATES GYPSUM CO.
 
 
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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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    Rank facilities in OHIO or in OTTAWA County by chemical releases or waste generation

    *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:LEAD
    List chemicals contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY
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    See Scorecard's estimates of the health risks associated with outdoor air pollution for this area
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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 60 1
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 73 251
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 68 1
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 5 250
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 68 1
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 68 1
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 73 251
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 73 251
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 73 251
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 60 1
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 13 250
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 73 251
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 73 251

    *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
    1989 504 250 269 0 1,023 14 NA
    1990 143 67 103 0 313 0 NA
    1991 49 41 144 0 234 0 871
    1992 21 49 121 0 191 11 314
    1993 104 18 82 0 204 37 527
    1994 253 27 4 0 284 203 1,553
    1995 110 39 0 0 149 230 5,880
    1996 120 43 4 0 167 250 7,120
    1997 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    1998 200 34 0 0 234 140 4,970
    1999 110 38 0 0 148 180 5,530
    2000 27 50 1 0 78 160,270 165,649
    2001 2,068 1,001 5 0 3,074 956 19,269
    2002 73 251 0 0 324 0 5,984
    "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: UNITED STATES GYPSUM CO.
    Mailing Address: 121 LAKE ST., GYPSUM, OH 43433
    Public Contact: PETER V. SAVU
    Phone: (419) 734-3161
    SIC Code: 26 Paper And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: USG CORP.
    Latitude: 41.49167
    Longitude: -82.875
    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

    Scorecard's report for OTTAWA County on:

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