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Environmental Release Report: GM MCG ORION ASSEMBLY CENTER
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
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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:LEAD 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 19,316 3
    Suspected Carcinogens 10
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 364,650 3
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 8,364 3
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 247,006
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 19,086
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 194,884 86
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 255,360 3
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 354,240 3
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 29,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 400,310 41
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 230 3
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 232,950 38
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 411,600 121
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 312,010

    *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 468,090 0 0 0 468,090 300,962 NA
    1989 808,520 0 0 0 808,520 54,927 NA
    1990 1,741,620 0 0 0 1,741,620 131,161 NA
    1991 1,922,642 0 0 0 1,922,642 1,008,647 1,246,206
    1992 1,851,129 0 0 0 1,851,129 380,830 2,460,150
    1993 1,131,503 0 0 0 1,131,503 365,541 1,773,895
    1994 1,178,513 0 0 0 1,178,513 197,514 1,376,878
    1995 959,154 0 0 0 959,154 315,653 1,755,002
    1996 601,972 0 0 0 601,972 709,042 1,858,212
    1997 850,392 0 0 0 850,392 813,329 1,722,931
    1998 507,519 0 0 0 507,519 574,233 1,305,640
    1999 500,698 0 0 0 500,698 421,781 1,178,475
    2000 626,520 140 0 0 626,660 529,558 1,479,352
    2001 380,931 155 0 0 381,086 336,798 888,546
    2002 430,160 124 0 0 430,284 381,356 977,335
    "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: GM MCG ORION ASSEMBLY CENTER
    Mailing Address: 4555 GIDDINGS RD., LAKE ORION, MI 48359
    Public Contact: JAMES BURKE
    Phone: (313) 665-3128
    SIC Code: 37 Transportation Equipment
    2002 Parent Company: GMC
    Latitude: 42.70874
    Longitude: -83.26667
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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

    Information about whether this facility is in compliance with applicable environmental laws is available from EPA's Sector Facility Indexing Project:

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