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Environmental Release Report: FIRESTONE POLYMERS L.L.C.
 
 
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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:1,3-BUTADIENE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:1,3-BUTADIENE
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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 31
    Suspected Carcinogens 101
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 132
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 31
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,438
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 101
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 101
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 101
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 132
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,573
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 31
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,438
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,469
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 132

    *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 13,237 0 0 0 13,237 750 NA
    1989 43,125 0 0 0 43,125 41,450 NA
    1990 20,877 0 0 0 20,877 765 NA
    1991 13,166 0 0 0 13,166 57,995 158,285
    1992 4,938 0 0 0 4,938 50,710 68,354
    1993 12,869 0 0 0 12,869 80,520 102,032
    1994 26,400 0 0 0 26,400 81,065 130,593
    1995 17,236 0 0 0 17,236 948,778 995,969
    1996 21,420 0 0 0 21,420 774,617 968,508
    1997 5,465 0 0 0 5,465 1,713,190 1,059,365
    1998 1,600 0 0 0 1,600 969,355 1,003,356
    1999 2,421 0 0 0 2,421 994,569 1,049,719
    2000 1,776 0 0 0 1,776 907,768 968,745
    2001 869 0 0 0 869 794,169 827,057
    2002 1,573 0 0 0 1,573 647,641 695,585
    "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: FIRESTONE POLYMERS L.L.C.
    Mailing Address: 381 W. WILBETH RD., AKRON, OH 44314
    Public Contact: RICHARD JONES
    Phone: (330) 379-7928
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: BRIDGESTONE AMERICAS HOLDINGS INC.
    Latitude: 41.03991
    Longitude: -81.54118
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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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