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Environmental Release Report: GENERAL ELECTRIC CO.
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
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    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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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:ACRYLONITRILE
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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 149,400 255
    Suspected Carcinogens 347,855 10
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 646,505 123,270
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 54,000 5
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 592,505 265
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 347,640 6
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 592,250 260
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 347,855 10
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 687,510 275
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 687,510 275
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 54,000 5
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 592,505 265
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 647,165 275
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 687,510 275

    *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 1,329,830 445 0 0 1,330,275 285,400 NA
    1989 984,230 0 0 0 984,230 250,500 NA
    1990 784,006 0 0 0 784,006 218,849 NA
    1991 722,041 0 0 0 722,041 123,761 7,045,680
    1992 197,470 0 0 0 197,470 115,514 7,643,476
    1993 184,916 0 0 0 184,916 99,032 8,676,352
    1994 180,410 0 0 0 180,410 141,005 9,181,426
    1995 1,108,697 4,179 0 0 1,112,876 136,502 14,034,475
    1996 1,041,826 160,096 0 0 1,201,922 271,160 3,663,164
    1997 1,025,015 230,270 255 0 1,255,540 404,540 2,900,477
    1998 1,062,470 190,265 12 0 1,252,747 719,173 3,989,476
    1999 891,415 180,265 0 0 1,071,680 946,260 4,126,638
    2000 577,721 167,025 0 0 744,746 921,260 2,784,663
    2001 797,181 140,276 0 0 937,457 725,610 2,773,146
    2002 688,210 123,281 0 0 811,491 590,605 2,727,965
    "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: GENERAL ELECTRIC CO.
    Mailing Address: 2148 N. 2753RD RD., OTTAWA, IL 61350
    Public Contact: JULIE POLANCIC
    Phone: (815) 433-7463
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: GENERAL ELECTRIC CO.
    Latitude: 41.3502
    Longitude: -88.82089
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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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