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Environmental Release Report: NEWELL OPERATING CO. AMEROCK DIV.
 
 
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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 250
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,000 5
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants .140
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 250
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 750 5
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 6,450 130
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 750 5
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants .140
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 750 5
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants .140
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 250
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 8,370 140
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,420 5

    *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 291,639 250 0 0 291,889 5,666 NA
    1989 303,085 515 0 0 303,600 66,993 NA
    1990 248,673 481 0 0 249,154 32,369 NA
    1991 300,282 1,015 0 0 301,297 478,216 1,325,362
    1992 313,772 510 0 0 314,282 669,498 1,210,825
    1993 241,683 514 0 0 242,197 680,611 1,085,567
    1994 131,443 526 0 0 131,969 597,225 837,677
    1995 112,677 1,273 0 0 113,950 497,609 646,821
    1996 129,730 1,260 0 0 130,990 535,400 711,600
    1997 158,816 1,089 0 0 159,905 724,695 563,687
    1998 60,715 1,050 0 0 61,765 239,754 328,190
    1999 53,650 1,557 0 0 55,207 174,864 243,110
    2000 70,163 907 0 0 71,070 247,511 342,105
    2001 37,700 154 0 0 37,854 266,928 328,757
    2002 8,370 140 0 0 8,510 214,620 234,576
    "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: NEWELL OPERATING CO. AMEROCK DIV.
    Mailing Address: 4000 AUBURN ST., ROCKFORD, IL 61101
    Public Contact: DR. PETER J. SCHULTZ
    Phone: (815) 381-6812
    SIC Code: 34 Fabricated Metal Products
    2002 Parent Company: NEWELL RUBBERMAID INC.
    Latitude: 42.28817
    Longitude: -89.12078
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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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