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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 4,569
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 298,965
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 262,826
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 4,569
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 22,690
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 262,826
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 290,291
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 305,271
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 256,520
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 305,271
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 114,094

    *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
    1989 4,000 0 0 0 4,000 0 NA
    1990 3,500 0 0 0 3,500 0 NA
    1991 78,900 0 0 0 78,900 289,300 328,900
    1992 262,587 0 0 0 262,587 140,885 355,853
    1993 362,795 0 0 0 362,795 67,622 430,419
    1994 176,085 0 0 0 176,085 246,180 1,303,354
    1995 434,398 0 0 0 434,398 98,818 1,045,122
    1996 586,805 0 0 0 586,805 148,639 1,005,526
    1997 715,713 0 0 0 715,713 367,172 1,414,243
    1998 370,639 0 0 0 370,639 166,512 723,282
    1999 370,639 0 0 0 370,639 166,512 723,282
    2000 870,477 0 0 0 870,477 136,827 1,311,890
    2001 242,829 0 0 0 242,829 123,172 828,928
    2002 305,271 0 0 0 305,271 99,989 875,764
    "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: 2115 LOWER LAKE RD., SAINT JOSEPH, MO 64504
    Public Contact: WILLIAM SWOPE
    Phone: (816) 396-2900
    SIC Code: 34 Fabricated Metal Products
    2002 Parent Company: SILGAN HOLDINGS INC.
    Latitude: 39.71939
    Longitude: -94.88953
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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

    Scorecard's report for BUCHANAN County on:

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