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Environmental Release Report: GM POWERTRAIN DEFIANCE
 
 
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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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    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: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 50,527 94
    Suspected Carcinogens 673 21
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 136,103 47,118
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 69,767 17
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 29,045 52
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 43,300 7
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 233,976 123
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 56,403 79
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 133,673 1,739
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 329,248 2,371
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 43,743 10
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 91,875 2,339
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 331,494 2,414
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 323,394 1,779

    *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
    1995 894,767 26,635 13,808,618 0 14,730,020 33,302 15,084,111
    1996 955,029 16,899 13,390,915 0 14,362,843 47,577 14,714,390
    1997 951,704 44,278 12,405,339 0 13,401,321 41,800 14,132,656
    1998 833,151 12,519 6,274,074 0 7,119,744 7,960 7,411,437
    1999 788,170 14,478 1,981,100 0 2,783,748 38,255 3,331,171
    2000 562,746 18,670 1,759,880 0 2,341,296 33,198 2,915,610
    2001 394,304 21,628 1,671,695 0 2,087,628 16,791 2,514,568
    2002 331,993 49,417 1,872,492 0 2,253,903 9,280 2,627,723
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Dioxin Compounds Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Grams of Dioxin Compounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    2000 3.61 0 .38 0 3.99 0 3.99
    2001 2.80 0 .2 0 3.00 0 3.00
    2002 2.62 0 .27 0 2.89 0 2.80
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: GM POWERTRAIN DEFIANCE
    Mailing Address: 26427 STATE RT. 281 E., DEFIANCE, OH 43512
    Public Contact: JIM BURKE
    Phone: (313) 665-3128
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: GMC
    Latitude: 41.28694
    Longitude: -84.31111
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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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