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Environmental Release Report: CERTAINTEED CORP.
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
    Cleanest/Best Facilities in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Facilities in US
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    Total environmental releases:
    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:
    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    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:FORMALDEHYDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:FORMALDEHYDE
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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 25,000
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 65,000
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants .300
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 65,000
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 25,000
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 65,000
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 180,500
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 180,500
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants .300
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 180,500
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 180,500
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 180,500

    *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 12,487 0 0 0 12,487 75,371 NA
    1989 13,328 0 0 0 13,328 39,385 NA
    1990 30,499 0 0 0 30,499 76,923 NA
    1991 156,514 0 0 0 156,514 106,863 263,572
    1992 52,556 0 0 0 52,556 103,313 156,264
    1993 47,608 0 0 0 47,608 70,800 118,809
    1994 46,633 0 0 0 46,633 120,431 167,438
    1996 66,621 0 0 0 66,621 65,480 132,768
    1997 66,700 0 0 0 66,700 62,810 113,940
    1998 84,850 0 0 0 84,850 63,742 161,270
    1999 172,205 0 0 0 172,205 119,450 292,542
    2000 175,405 0 0 0 175,405 87,450 264,844
    2001 176,405 0 0 0 176,405 80,750 266,530
    2002 180,500 0 0 0 180,500 62,350 262,831
    "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: CERTAINTEED CORP.
    Mailing Address: 103 FUNSTON RD., KANSAS CITY, KS 66115
    Public Contact: GLENN ABRAHAM
    Phone: (913) 342-6624
    SIC Code: 32 Stone, Clay, And Glass Products
    2002 Parent Company: CERTAINTEED CORP.
    Latitude: 39.14299
    Longitude: -94.61118
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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 WYANDOTTE County on:

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