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Environmental Release Report: PPG INDS. 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:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:METHYL ETHYL KETONE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 7
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 7
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 7
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 7
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 7
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 7
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 7
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 7

    *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 250 0 0 0 250 250 NA
    1990 255 0 0 0 255 250 NA
    1991 610 0 0 0 610 14,076 14,618
    1992 961 0 0 0 961 22,517 23,478
    1993 40 0 0 0 40 39,856 39,896
    1994 143 0 0 0 143 157,542 157,685
    1995 49 0 0 0 49 31,722 31,771
    1996 20 0 0 0 20 12,609 12,630
    1997 26 0 0 0 26 25,098 12,576
    1998 11 0 0 0 11 13,397 13,409
    1999 8 0 0 0 8 15,361 15,370
    2000 10 0 0 0 10 29,368 29,371
    2001 10 0 0 0 10 23,990 23,999
    2002 7 0 0 0 7 22,032 22,039
    "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: PPG INDS. INC.
    Mailing Address: 19699 PROGRESS DR., STRONGSVILLE, OH 44136
    Public Contact: KAREN BARTOS
    Phone: (440) 572-3800
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: PPG INDS. OHIO INC.
    Latitude: 41.3265
    Longitude: -81.8474
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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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