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Environmental Release Report: OWENS CORNING
 
 
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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:

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    Rank facilities in ARKANSAS or in SEBASTIAN County by chemical releases or waste generation

    *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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    See Scorecard's estimates of the health risks associated with outdoor air pollution for this area
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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 38,941
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 38,941
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 40,308
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 40,308
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 40,308
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 40,308
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 40,308

    *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 37,280 0 0 0 37,280 2,424 NA
    1989 36,280 0 0 0 36,280 1,854 NA
    1990 36,550 0 0 0 36,550 1,924 NA
    1991 37,100 0 0 0 37,100 1,000 121,000
    1992 39,093 0 0 0 39,093 3,450 165,700
    1993 39,077 0 0 0 39,077 5,318 167,300
    1994 39,049 0 0 0 39,049 4,598 167,400
    1995 39,087 0 0 0 39,087 4,223 166,200
    1996 47,783 0 0 0 47,783 4,061 174,561
    1997 36,758 0 0 0 36,758 6,974 86,627
    1999 20,448 0 0 0 20,448 4,760 23,760
    2000 12,919 0 0 0 12,919 2,255 15,638
    2001 13,666 0 0 0 13,666 1,505 15,668
    2002 40,308 0 0 0 40,308 303 41,107
    "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: OWENS CORNING
    Mailing Address: 5520 PLANTERS RD., FORT SMITH, AR 72903
    Public Contact: LUCIOUS GLENN
    Phone: (479) 646-8000
    SIC Code: 32 Stone, Clay, And Glass Products
    2002 Parent Company: OWENS CORNING
    Latitude: 35.30416
    Longitude: -94.37093
    Facilities are encouraged to respond to the information presented in Scorecard.
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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 SEBASTIAN County on:

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