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Environmental Release Report: VALLEY CITY PLATING
 
 
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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
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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 141
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 151
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 141
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 10
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 141
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 10
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 141
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 151
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 151

    *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 3,500 0 0 0 3,500 10,618 NA
    1989 115 0 0 0 115 6,089 NA
    1990 6 0 0 0 6 140 NA
    1991 5 0 0 0 5 9,290 15,610
    1992 95 0 0 0 95 6,760 12,973
    1993 153 0 0 0 153 7,224 16,153
    1994 153 0 0 0 153 4,029 12,756
    1995 8 0 0 0 8 3,687 3,687
    1996 8 0 0 0 8 3,998 3,998
    1997 8 0 0 0 8 4,781 2,412
    1998 8 0 0 0 8 5,481 5,489
    1999 8 0 0 0 8 5,101 5,060
    2000 8 0 0 0 8 4,270 4,168
    2001 755 0 0 0 755 7,621 10,891
    2002 151 0 0 0 151 8,812 10,957
    "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: VALLEY CITY PLATING
    Mailing Address: 3353 EASTERN AVE. S.E., GRAND RAPIDS, MI 49548
    Public Contact: DAVID PELLETIER
    Phone: (616) 245-1223
    SIC Code: 34 Fabricated Metal Products
    2002 Parent Company: NA
    Latitude: 42.90281
    Longitude: -85.64708
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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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