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Environmental Release Report: PPG INDS. INC. OAK CREEK
 
 
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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:ETHYL ACRYLATE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE
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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 3,173
    Suspected Carcinogens 557
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 51,749
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 339
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 77,918
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 772
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 34,498
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 68,805
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 79,643
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 88,231
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 40,092
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 89,587
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 79,601

    *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 912,377 4 0 0 912,381 2,696,102 NA
    1989 927,451 6 1,000 0 928,457 3,100,105 NA
    1990 1,080,677 1 0 0 1,080,678 367,026 NA
    1991 1,316,358 17 0 0 1,316,375 5,417,557 7,689,432
    1992 1,266,662 8 0 0 1,266,670 4,737,447 6,659,967
    1993 1,168,338 9 0 0 1,168,347 5,660,615 7,764,168
    1994 549,300 1 0 0 549,301 2,426,394 3,200,339
    1995 302,475 0 0 0 302,475 2,490,896 3,083,711
    1996 318,535 6 0 0 318,541 2,666,234 3,270,861
    1997 331,892 4 0 0 331,896 4,902,424 3,068,874
    1998 329,715 3 0 0 329,718 3,433,742 4,130,334
    1999 132,338 0 0 0 132,338 1,649,388 1,854,861
    2000 128,340 0 0 0 128,340 1,623,339 1,821,448
    2001 106,078 0 0 0 106,078 2,013,924 2,171,808
    2002 89,786 0 0 0 89,786 2,233,349 2,373,349
    "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: PPG INDS. INC. OAK CREEK
    Mailing Address: 10800 S. 13TH ST., OAK CREEK, WI 53154
    Public Contact: RAJESH LALL
    Phone: (414) 764-6000
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: PPG INDS. INC.
    Latitude: 42.84837
    Longitude: -87.93284
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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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