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Environmental Release Report: COOK COMPOSITES & POLYMERS 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:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:NAPHTHALENE
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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 2,401
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 11,471
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 80
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 7,847
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,270
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 6,098
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 6,797
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 12,295
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 15,836
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 6,797
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 15,889
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 14,641

    *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
    1996 15,293 0 0 0 15,293 2,783,678 2,780,533
    1997 29,840 0 0 0 29,840 467,722 273,798
    1998 31,522 0 0 0 31,522 328,544 381,996
    1999 31,159 0 0 0 31,159 262,576 361,935
    2000 24,004 0 0 0 24,004 202,688 451,899
    2001 24,347 0 0 0 24,347 319,042 343,391
    2002 15,889 0 0 0 15,889 328,855 344,737
    "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: COOK COMPOSITES & POLYMERS CO.
    Mailing Address: 1415 STEELE AVENUE, S.W., GRAND RAPIDS, MI 49507
    Public Contact: MICHAEL GROMACKI
    Phone: (816) 391-6011
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: COOK COMPOSITES & POLYMERS CO.
    Latitude: 42.9375
    Longitude: -85.675
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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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