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Environmental Release Report: OWENS CORNING 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
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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 55,031
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 49
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 49
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 55,031
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 49
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 179,727
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 180,227
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 49
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 180,178
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 180,178
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 179,678

    *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 51,476 0 0 0 51,476 69,348 NA
    1989 52,006 0 0 0 52,006 123,920 NA
    1990 38,606 0 0 0 38,606 4,875 NA
    1991 289,001 0 0 0 289,001 6,040 784,302
    1992 279,796 0 0 0 279,796 13,140 807,316
    1993 195,900 0 0 0 195,900 13,098 401,240
    1994 0 0 0 0 0 1,200 6,000
    1995 260,010 0 0 0 260,010 21,580 487,500
    1996 219,355 0 0 0 219,355 9,310 359,891
    1997 263,400 0 0 0 263,400 17,355 351,940
    1998 207,065 0 0 0 207,065 32,750 317,340
    1999 180,753 0 0 0 180,753 4,505 270,241
    2000 178,321 0 0 0 178,321 9,563 284,806
    2001 178,308 0 0 0 178,308 5,754 269,897
    2002 180,227 0 0 0 180,227 0 270,327
    "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 CORP.
    Mailing Address: 960 CENTRAL EXPRESSWAY, SANTA CLARA, CA 95054
    Public Contact: MONTE A. SCHENKEN
    Phone: (408) 235-1358
    SIC Code: 32 Stone, Clay, And Glass Products
    2002 Parent Company: OWENS CORNING CORP.
    Latitude: 37.37416
    Longitude: -121.94929
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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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