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Under the Pollution Prevention Act of 1990 (PPA), TRI collects information to track industry progress in reducing waste generation and moving towards safer waste management alternatives. Measures that facilities have taken to prevent pollution and reduce the amount of toxic chemicals entering the environment are shown in the table below. Although factors other than these reported practices contribute to year-to-year changes in releases, results are sorted by largest reduction in order to facilitate identification of pollution prevention successes. View the to learn about this report's features.


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List of Facilities in TRI submitting Pollution Prevention Information for Selected Criteria:

Year-to-Year Comparison:

FACILITY NAME ADDRESS CHEMICAL INDUSTRY YEAR PRIOR YEAR RELEASE * CURRENT YEAR RELEASE * PERCENT CHANGE POLLUTION PREVENTION INFORMATION (ACTIVITY CODES/TEXT)
ACTON TECHNOLOGIES INC (NA)
100 THOMPSON ST
PITTSTON,
PA 18640
Naphthalene 326113: Unlaminated Plastics Film and Sheet (except Packaging) Manufacturing 2011 1,000.00 10.00 -99% W52: Modified equipment, layout, or piping - Installed hot oil heat cooling unit on distillation batch process improving end point determiniation and bottoms solids quality

Method(s) to Identify P2 Activities: T05 [Employee Recommendation (Independent Of A Formal Company Program)] - Recommended by Acton facilities engineer

Installed hot oil heat cooling unit on distillation batch process improving end point determiniation and bottoms solids quality
ACTON TECHNOLOGIES INC (NA)
100 THOMPSON ST
PITTSTON,
PA 18640
Certain Glycol Ethers 326113: Unlaminated Plastics Film and Sheet (except Packaging) Manufacturing 2011 250.00 10.00 -96% W52: Modified equipment, layout, or piping - Installed hot oil heat cooling unit on distillation batch process improving endpoint determination and bottoms solids quality

Method(s) to Identify P2 Activities: T05 [Employee Recommendation (Independent Of A Formal Company Program)] - Recommendation by employee Acton facilities engineer

Installed hot oil heat cooling unit on distillation batch process improving endpoint determination and bottoms solids quality
ACTON TECHNOLOGIES INC (NA)
100 THOMPSON ST
PITTSTON,
PA 18640
Naphthalene 326113: Unlaminated Plastics Film and Sheet (except Packaging) Manufacturing 2015 260.00 35.00 -86.54%
ACTON TECHNOLOGIES INC (NA)
100 THOMPSON ST
PITTSTON,
PA 18640
Naphthalene 326113: Unlaminated Plastics Film and Sheet (except Packaging) Manufacturing 2016 35.00 35.00 0% W52: Modified equipment, layout, or piping

ACTON TECHNOLOGIES INC (NA)
100 THOMPSON ST
PITTSTON,
PA 18640
Methanol 326113: Unlaminated Plastics Film and Sheet (except Packaging) Manufacturing 2016 30.00 30.00 0% W52: Modified equipment, layout, or piping

ACTON TECHNOLOGIES INC (NA)
100 THOMPSON ST
PITTSTON,
PA 18640
Certain Glycol Ethers 326113: Unlaminated Plastics Film and Sheet (except Packaging) Manufacturing 2016 30.00 30.00 0% W52: Modified equipment, layout, or piping

ACTON TECHNOLOGIES INC (NA)
100 THOMPSON ST
PITTSTON,
PA 18640
Naphthalene 326113: Unlaminated Plastics Film and Sheet (except Packaging) Manufacturing 2006 11.00 11.00 0% W52: Modified equipment, layout, or piping



* - Dioxin releases are in grams; all others in pounds