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Environmental Release Report: AMERICAN SEATING CO.
 
 
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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
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:NICKEL
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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 10
    Suspected Carcinogens 10
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 10
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 10
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 20
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 20
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 20
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 20
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 30
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 30
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 20

    *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 1,750 0 0 0 1,750 3,084 NA
    1989 53,750 0 0 0 53,750 12,400 NA
    1990 1,000 0 0 0 1,000 48,400 NA
    1991 90,153 0 0 0 90,153 23,511 115,519
    1992 37,544 0 0 0 37,544 13,531 51,076
    1993 32,579 0 0 0 32,579 10,842 43,422
    1994 29,873 0 0 0 29,873 10,214 40,129
    1995 34,220 0 0 0 34,220 7,604 41,824
    1996 28,091 0 0 0 28,091 8,540 36,631
    1997 36,273 0 0 0 36,273 5,682 39,113
    1998 36,140 0 0 0 36,140 2,949 39,089
    1999 23,460 0 0 0 23,460 124,457 159,925
    2000 16,557 0 0 0 16,557 124,553 146,347
    2001 30 0 0 0 30 113,806 225,626
    2002 30 0 0 0 30 78,165 155,350
    "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: AMERICAN SEATING CO.
    Mailing Address: 401 AMERICAN SEATING CENTER, GRAND RAPIDS, MI 49504
    Public Contact: DAVE HUGHES
    Phone: (616) 732-6738
    SIC Code: 25 Furniture And Fixtures
    2002 Parent Company: NA
    Latitude: 42.97958
    Longitude: -85.68134
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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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