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Environmental Release Report: SILGAN CONTAINERS MFG. CORP.
 
 
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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:N-BUTYL ALCOHOL
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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 239,000
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 112,000
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 112,000
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 239,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 239,000
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 112,000
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 239,000
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 127,000

    *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 480,473 0 0 0 480,473 0 NA
    1989 308,029 0 0 0 308,029 0 NA
    1990 199,889 0 0 0 199,889 10 NA
    1991 401,406 0 0 0 401,406 12,416 835,800
    1992 342,011 0 0 0 342,011 1,250 835,660
    1993 329,066 0 0 0 329,066 0 786,000
    1994 450,923 0 0 0 450,923 520 538,920
    1995 409,000 0 0 0 409,000 6,000 416,000
    1996 398,000 0 0 0 398,000 25,700 423,700
    1997 337,100 0 0 0 337,100 21,594 347,897
    1998 344,620 0 0 0 344,620 7,976 353,204
    1999 330,624 0 0 0 330,624 58,745 389,359
    2000 326,573 0 0 0 326,573 43,052 369,615
    2001 286,000 0 0 0 286,000 38,610 319,600
    2002 239,000 0 0 0 239,000 15,910 254,900
    "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: SILGAN CONTAINERS MFG. CORP.
    Mailing Address: 300 N. FAIL RD., LA PORTE, IN 46350
    Public Contact: RANDY RHODES
    Phone: (219) 362-7002
    SIC Code: 34 Fabricated Metal Products
    2002 Parent Company: SILGAN HOLDINGS
    Latitude: 41.66558
    Longitude: -86.68011
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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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