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Environmental Release Report: SILGAN CONTAINERS MFG. CORP.
 
 
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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: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 1,800
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 31,200
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 23,600
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,800
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 7,800
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 23,600
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 27,500
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 31,200
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 23,600
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 31,200
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 13,500

    *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 80,130 0 0 0 80,130 0 NA
    1989 54,742 0 0 0 54,742 0 NA
    1990 54,846 0 0 0 54,846 0 NA
    1991 94,826 0 0 0 94,826 71,563 316,380
    1992 93,597 0 0 0 93,597 77,591 497,165
    1993 80,079 0 0 0 80,079 107,577 496,132
    1994 263,616 0 0 0 263,616 81,176 881,053
    1995 91,600 0 0 0 91,600 147,100 777,900
    1996 134,800 0 0 0 134,800 123,100 648,700
    1997 219,320 0 0 0 219,320 209,800 707,500
    1998 78,580 0 0 0 78,580 80,794 607,549
    1999 85,336 0 0 0 85,336 63,949 647,012
    2000 32,728 0 0 0 32,728 64,124 561,225
    2001 33,875 0 0 0 33,875 92,409 591,387
    2002 31,200 0 0 0 31,200 99,000 562,200
    "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: SILGAN CONTAINERS MFG. CORP.
    Mailing Address: 12130 LYNN AVE. S, SAVAGE, MN 55378
    Public Contact: JACK BOHNERT
    Phone: (952) 890-2120
    SIC Code: 34 Fabricated Metal Products
    2002 Parent Company: SILGAN HOLDINGS
    Latitude: 44.7819
    Longitude: -93.336
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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

    Scorecard's report for SCOTT County on:

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