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Environmental Release Report: PLASTIC PLATE INC. MONROE PLANT
 
 
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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:CHROMIUM 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 1,010
    Suspected Carcinogens 500
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,510
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 10
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,000
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 10
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,510
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,520
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 10
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,010
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 10
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,000
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 2,020
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 2,010

    *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 4,000 0 0 0 4,000 12,875 NA
    1989 3,500 0 0 0 3,500 3,250 NA
    1990 2,520 0 0 0 2,520 3,280 NA
    1991 2,520 0 0 0 2,520 47,235 316,560
    1992 2,520 0 0 0 2,520 41,775 336,420
    1993 2,520 0 0 0 2,520 28,485 281,050
    1994 2,520 0 0 0 2,520 55,800 333,745
    1995 2,520 0 0 0 2,520 148,360 724,355
    1996 2,020 0 0 0 2,020 159,511 494,901
    1997 1,520 0 0 0 1,520 514,913 247,249
    1998 43,845 0 0 0 43,845 84,752 182,866
    1999 7,778 0 0 0 7,778 220,865 354,876
    2000 14,479 0 0 0 14,479 220,060 439,701
    2001 6,027 0 0 0 6,027 220,707 418,375
    2002 2,520 0 0 0 2,520 84,331 302,851
    "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: PLASTIC PLATE INC. MONROE PLANT
    Mailing Address: 1648 MONROE AVE. N.W., GRAND RAPIDS, MI 49505
    Public Contact: A. J. PONSTEIN
    Phone: (616) 554-7188
    SIC Code: 30 Rubber And Misc. Plastics Products
    2002 Parent Company: LACKS ENTERPRISES INC.
    Latitude: 42.99309
    Longitude: -85.67063
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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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