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									       A SPECIAL ISSUE OF




      Update                                   FOR OUR NEIGHBORS
                                               NEAR KODAK PARK




2 0 0 6 K O D A K PA R K E N V I R O N M E N TA L A N N U A L R E P O R T
                                                              This report describes our environmental performance and
                                                              compliance with a multitude of regulations. If you have questions
                                                              or need more detailed information, please contact the Kodak
                                                              Park Neighborhood Information Center at (585) 722-1707.



    TO OUR KODAK                                              ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATION OVERVIEW
    PARK NEIGHBORS                                            Environmental regulations are a major factor in operating a business like
    In 2006, Kodak Park continued evolving to support         ours that is so heavily involved in handling chemicals.
    the changes in Kodak’s business. We are fully aware
    that these changes not only have an impact on our         The regulatory process
    employees, but on the surrounding neighborhoods           New York State has been authorized by the federal government to develop
    and businesses as well. With that in mind, we are         its own set of laws, regulations, guidelines, and enforcement practices that
    committed to doing what it takes to maintain and          are as stringent, and often more stringent, than the federal requirements.
    strengthen the relationships that have been built
                                                              The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC)
    over the years.
                                                              administers environmental regulations in New York State that address air
    The Kodak Park landscape is changing as the overall       emissions, wastewater discharges, chemical storage, waste handling and
    footprint becomes smaller to align with less demand       treatment practices, pollution prevention, and many other aspects of
    for our traditional products. Still, Kodak Park remains   operations at Kodak Park.
    the largest of our sites, producing film for worldwide    Throughout each year, our technical staff reviews changes to state and
    markets and imaging chemicals used by our other           federal regulations to determine new impacts on Kodak Park operations.
    worldwide operations. Film is expected to remain an       Efforts in 2006 included ongoing negotiations with the DEC regarding the
    attractive business for some time. In addition, Kodak     draft hazardous waste permit for the site, finalizing the site’s Title V air
    Park now produces a significant volume of digital         permit, and completing a series of groundwater and soil cleanup actions
    media used in the more than 80,000 retail print           under DEC-approved workplans.
    kiosks Kodak has placed worldwide.
    In 2006, building demolitions and conversion of
    facilities for new uses were completed according to       KODAK PARK AT-A-GLANCE
    plan. The photochemicals business at Kodak Park
                                                              George Eastman started manufacturing photographic film and paper
    was sold to Champion Photochemicals, Inc. and
                                                              in four newly constructed buildings at Kodak Park (KP) in 1891.
    remains onsite. We also completed the transfor-
                                                              Today, KP:
    mation of the former paper mill at Bldg. 319 into
    a digital media manufacturing operation —                 •   Spans over 1,100 acres, across nearly four miles through the
    moving a new product line into Kodak Park.                    City of Rochester and the Town of Greece.
    Although more changes are coming, the goal for                –   Much of the 22 miles of fenceline perimeter borders
    2007 is to complete the restructuring actions                     residential neighborhoods.
    required to ensure our future success.                        –   Approximately 13,000 households and 550 businesses are
    One thing that remains unchanged at Kodak Park                    close enough to be considered plant neighbors.
    is our commitment to safeguard the environment            •   Includes over 100 manufacturing buildings, nearly 30 miles of
    and continue improvement in overall environmental             roads, two power plants, its own sewer system, and water
    performance. This report outlines that continuing             treatment facilities.
    commitment and progress.
                                                              •   Produces a wide variety of photographic films, chemicals, digital
    In my new role as site manager for Kodak Park,                media, and equipment.
    I am personally committed to earning your valued          •   Employs more than 10,000 people in manufacturing operations
    support for our operations as we move forward                 and facilities housing the major portion of Kodak’s imaging
    into the future.                                              research laboratories.
                                                              •   Serves as an industrial park for businesses affiliated or allied
                                                                  with Kodak.
                                                              •   Operates its own fire department and railroad.
                                                              •   Transports, on a daily basis, thousands of gallons of chemicals
    Jeffrey R. Neff, Director,
                                                                  through many miles of pipelines to operations all over Kodak Park.
    Global Capture Flow and Kodak Rochester Sites


                                                                  PHOTOGRAPHY
                                                                  We are proud to, once again, enhance this year’s report with the
                                                                  photography of Kodak employees and Kodak Park neighbors.
                                                                  These talented contributors showcase the natural beauty found in
                                                                  our local environment.

                                                                  COVER PHOTO: Carla Palumbo, lilacs at Highland Park.
                                                                  PAGES TWO & THREE PHOTOS: (L to R) Margaret Kitz,
                                                                  city reflections; Cindy Ames, flower close-up; Joesephine Schwabel,
                                                                  maple leaves; Elizabeth Pixley, summer foliage; Dick Bennett,
                                                                  Genesee River view.
                                                                  PAGE THREE: (feature photo) Cindy Ames, Genesee River Gorge.




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KODAK HSE IMPROVEMENT GOALS
In 2003, after completing performance reporting against goals set              KODAK’S NEW WORLDWIDE HSE RESPONSIBLE GROWTH GOALS
in 1999, a new set of five-year corporate goals (2004 – 2008) were       Focus                              Goal
established. In 2005, Kodak surpassed all of its manufacturing-focused
2008 HSE performance improvement goals as a result of lean               Social Responsibility
manufacting practices and declines in traditional product sales.              Global Citizenship            Improve access to Kodak products that
Since then, the company established new responsible growth goals                                            provide direct benefits to societal needs
in alignment with Kodak’s digital strategy.                                   Employee Health and Safety    Achieve 50% reduction in Kodak’s
                                                                                                            Occupational Injury Rate by 2008*
            HSE PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT GOALS EXCEEDED                   Product Responsibility
Objective                                2008 Goal       2005 Result          Product Stewardship           Improve the environmental attributes of
Air Emissions of Methylene Chloride      Reduce by 35%   Down 52%                                           Kodak products throughout their life cycle
Air Emissions of 28 Priority Chemicals   Reduce by 15%   Down 16%             Suppliers                     Partner with suppliers to meet Kodak’s
                                                                                                            environmental and social responsibility
Greenhouse Gas Emissions                 Reduce by 10%   Down 10%                                           expectations
Manufacturing Waste                      Reduce by 20%   Down 24%
                                                                         Operational Responsibility
Energy Usage                             Reduce by 10%   Down 12%
                                                                              Energy Usage                  Achieve 20% reduction in Kodak’s energy
Water Usage                              Reduce by 20%   Down 33%                                           usage by 2008*
Employee Safety Incidents                Reduce by 50%   Down 67%             Greenhouse Gas Emissions      Achieve 20% reduction in Kodak’s green-
                                                                                                            house gas emissions by 2008*
The ingenuity and dedication of Kodak Park employees has been a key
                                                                         * Compared to 2002 baseline year
reason for Kodak’s success in meeting these challenging improvement
goals. Kodak’s new Responsible Growth goals will drive further
improvement in the efficiency of the site’s operations.




                                                                                                                                                         3
                                             POLLUTION PREVENTION & WASTE MINIMIZATION
             POLLUTION                       Source reduction
             PREVENTION
             HIERARCHY
                                             The pollution prevention hierarchy, depicted to the left, is the model used to minimize pollution from manufacturing
                                             operations at Kodak Park. Source reduction is the highest priority, with recycling, treatment, and disposal being less
                                             preferred options. Many of the improvements highlighted in this report demonstrate Kodak Park’s environmental
                                             performance as a result of source reduction initiatives.
                Source
               Reduction                     Recycling and reuse
            (Highest Priority)                                                                                                 AMBIENT AIR MONITORING LOCATIONS
                                             Each year, several hundred million pounds of scrap materials
             Environmentally-                are recycled or reused at Kodak Park. These materials include
            friendly design of               solvents, boiler ash, plastic, paper, wood, and metal. For
               new products
                                             example, approximately 115 million pounds of solvents were
            Product changes                  recycled at Kodak Park in 2006. For the last five years, Kodak
                  Source                     Park has recycled an average of 223 million pounds of
               elimination
                                             solvents per year.

                                             Building demolition program
               Recycling
                                             Kodak Park announced plans in 2004 to demolish a significant
                                             number of buildings and sell others as part of a multi-year
                  Reuse
                                             revitalization and footprint reduction project. Since then,
              Reclamation
                                             more than six million square feet of space has been eliminated
                                             from Kodak Park.
                                             Prior to demolition, each building is evaluated to determine
              Treatment                      how the contents of the building will be handled. An asbestos
              Stabilization                  survey is conducted to determine the types and locations of
                                             asbestos in the building. All asbestos is subsequently removed             AIR CONCENTRATIONS OF METHYLENE CHLORIDE
             Neutralization                                                                                                           (parts per billion)
                                             and disposed of according to all applicable New York State
              Precipitation
                                             regulations. Assets and equipment inside each building are                                      Annual Average    5-Year Average
               Evaporation                                                                                         Sampling Location             2006           (2001-2006)
                                             evaluated for redeployment or sale. As much of the remaining
               Incineration
                                             material as possible is recycled. Miscellaneous waste materials       Koda-Vista                      1.4                2.4
               Scrubbing                     are removed, collected, and analyzed prior to disposal.               Rand Street                     1.3                1.5
                                             Debris and rubble from demolition is sorted, analyzed, and            School 41                       0.8                0.9
                                             properly handled. Where possible, building materials such as          Merrill Street                  2.7                4.8
                Disposal                     brick, block, and concrete are crushed and used as backfill           Hanford Landing Road            2.1                2.2
               Disposal at
                                             material in other demolition projects onsite. Some sections of
               a permitted                   buildings have been characterized as hazardous waste and are
                  facility                   disposed of in accordance with all applicable regulations.
                                             Non-hazardous waste is sent to an approved landfill.



                                                                                                    CLEAN WATER
                                                                                                    Industrial wastewater
                                                                                                    Most of the water from manufacturing processes and a large portion
                                                                                                    of the storm water at Kodak Park is directed to, and treated at, the
                                                                                                    King’s Landing Wastewater Treatment Plant. This plant, located on the
                                                                                                    west bank of the Genesee River and east of Kodak Park, treats an
                                                                                                    average of 19 million gallons of industrial wastewater per day. In 2005,
                                                                                                    the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC)
                                                                                                    issued a revised permit that will remain in effect until September 2009,
                                                                                                    governing wastewater and storm water discharges from Kodak Park.
                                                                                                    The Kodak Park compliance rate in 2006 was greater than 99.8% with
                                                                                                    five permit exceedences reported for KP wastewater discharges and
                                                                                                    two exceedences reported for storm sewer discharges.

                                                                                                    Groundwater
                                                                                                    There are nearly 830 groundwater monitoring wells in Kodak Park and
                                                                                                    adjacent neighborhoods. Groundwater elevation measurements are
                                                                                                    collected twice a year from these wells to determine groundwater flow
                                                                                                    direction. Samples are collected from more than 150 wells annually to
                                                                                                    monitor water quality.
    PHOTOS: Timothy E. Wilson, Joesephine Schwabel, Elizabeth Pixley.
                                                                                                    At key locations around Kodak Park, 33 groundwater pumping systems
                                                                                                    intercept groundwater before it reaches plant boundaries. Collected
                                                                                                    groundwater is pumped into the KP industrial sewer for treatment at
                                                                                                    the King’s Landing Wastewater Treatment Plant. In 2006, Kodak
                                                                                                    removed and treated more than 54 million gallons of groundwater
                                                                                                    from beneath Kodak Park.



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CLEAN AIR
                                                                                                              KODAK PARK POWER PLANT EMISSIONS
Reducing air emissions                                                                                                         (in millions of pounds)
Kodak Park remains committed to reducing chemical air emissions by
modifying processes, reformulating products, and improving emission         Emission                                       2001          2002         2003             2004            2005
controls. In 2005 (the latest year for which data are available):           Sulfur oxides                                  54.6          47.6         45.0             46.4             41.7
• SARA-reportable air emissions declined 15% to 2.5 million pounds.         Nitrogen oxides                                10.3              9.9         9.4               9.7           9.3
• Air emissions of methylene chloride dropped to less than 500,000          Particulate                                     1.4              1.3         1.2               1.3           2.4*
   pounds — a decline of nearly 95% since 1987.
                                                                            Carbon monoxide                                 1.6              1.5         1.3               1.3           1.3
• More than half the air emissions from KP are related to the burning
   of fossil fuels.                                                         Volatile organic
                                                                            compounds                                       0.2              0.2         0.2               0.2           0.2

Ambient air monitoring                                                      *2005 particulate emissions data include 1.1 million pounds of filterable particulate
                                                                             (as reported in previous years) plus 1.3 million pounds of condensible particulate
Ambient air monitoring data have been collected around KP for more           (a new reporting requirement in 2005).
than 15 years. In 2006:
• 24-hour air samples were collected every sixth day at five locations.
• About 60 samples were collected at each location.
• Sampling results were shared quarterly with the New York State                                      KODAK PARK SARA-REPORTABLE AIR EMISSIONS SUMMARY
   Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and the                                                             (>25,000 POUNDS)
   Department of Health (DOH).                                                                                               (in thousands of pounds)
• All samples were analyzed for methylene chloride, the chemical                                                            Baseline                            Percent           Percent
   used in largest volume at Kodak Park.                                                                                      Year                              Change            Change
                                                                            Substance                                        1987        2004        2005      2004-2005         1987-2005
As depicted on page 4, annual average air concentrations of methylene
chloride at each air monitoring location, were above the current annual     Hydrochloric acid                               2,300        980         852             -13               -63
guideline concentration of 0.6 parts per billion (ppb) established by the   Sulfuric acid                                      NR        520         505              -3               NA
DEC in 2000, and below 8 ppb — a concentration considered to be             Methylene chloride                              8,920        600         457         -24                   -95
protective of human health over a lifetime of continuous exposure.
                                                                            Methanol                                        4,279        320         306              -4               -93
Title V air permit compliance                                               1-Methyl-2-pyrrolidone                             NR        120         116              -3               NA
Air emissions from Kodak Park are regulated by a five-year, facility-wide   Hydrogen fluoride                                     97     150         101             -33                4
permit that was issued by the DEC in 2003 and modified in 2004. This
                                                                            Ozone                                              NR            45       45              0                NA
permit, called a Title V air permit, contains more than 1,000 pages of
                                                                            NR=No reportable release               NA=Not applicable
conditions and monitoring requirements for 400-plus air emission sources
at Kodak Park. Kodak’s computer-based Title V compliance system was
used to collect more than 20,000 pieces of compliance data during 2006,
yielding a 99.5% compliance rate based on the number of individual
assessments performed.
                                                                                                                    SARA-REPORTABLE AIR EMISSIONS
In 2006, Kodak submitted several applications for modifications to its
Title V air permit for Kodak Park. Some of the more significant changes                                 25
related to the sale of Kodak’s photochemical manufacturing operations
residing in KP Bldgs. 18 and 48 to Champion Photochemistry, Inc., the                                   20   18.8
shutdown of polymer manufacturing operations at Bldg. 317, and the                                                                                                           DOWN
closure of polyester recovery operations at Bldgs. 351 and 352.                                         15           12.7
                                                                                                                                                                              87%
                                                                                 Millions of Pounds




                                                                                                                             10.5
                                                                                                        10                             7.6     6.7
                                                                                                                                                      5.5
                                                                                                                                                               4.3     3.8
                                                                                                        5                                                                        2.9     2.5

                                                                                                        0
                                                                                                             1987 1990 1992 1994 1996 1998 2000 2002 2004 2005




                                                                                                               METHYLENE CHLORIDE AIR EMISSIONS

                                                                                                        10
                                                                                                             8.9
                                                                                                         9
                                                                                                         8
PHOTO: Elizabeth Pixley, white-tail deer, Henrietta, NY.                                                 7                                                                   DOWN
                                                                                                         6           5.7                                                      95%
                                                                                                         5                   4.4
                                                                                Millions of Pounds




                                                                                                         4
                                                                                                         3                             2.5     2.4
                                                                                                                                                      1.7
                                                                                                         2                                                     1.3
                                                                                                                                                                       0.9
                                                                                                         1                                                                       0.6     0.5
                                                                                                         0
                                                                                                             1987 1990 1992 1994 1996 1998 2000 2002 2004 2005
                                                                                                                                                                                                5
    TREATMENT & DISPOSAL
                                                                                                            DISPOSITION OF SARA-REPORTABLE
    Hazardous waste management operations at Kodak Park are operated                                           CHEMICALS AT KODAK PARK
    under a federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) permit
                                                                                                                      (2005 Data — in pounds)
    and a pending New York State Part 373 permit application. The NYS
    Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) issued a draft 373                     In-Process Recycling                                  > 30 0 Million
    permit for KP for public comment in January 2007.                                     On-Site Treatment                                     ~ 20.8 Million
    Kodak operated two incinerators at Kodak Park in 2006 — the Bldg. 218                 Released to Environment                                ~4 .7 Million
    chemical waste incinerator and the Bldg. 95 multiple hearth incinerator.                  To Air                                              2.5 Million
    Both facilities operated with overall destruction and removal efficiencies                To Water                                            2.2 Million
                                                                                              To Land                                                     479
    of greater than 99.99% for organics, and at emission rates better than
    (well below) applicable federal and state emission standards.                         Total Transfers                                            482,000
                                                                                             Treatment/Disposal                                      305,000
    The Bldg. 218 chemical waste incinerator was used to destroy liquid and                  Recycle/Recovery                                        177,000
    solid wastes that could not be recycled, reused, or recovered. This facility
    utilized high-temperature incineration to destroy at least 99.99% of
    organic wastes, converting them to mostly carbon dioxide and water.
                                                                                     In 2006, Kodak launched a one-powerhouse initiative focusing on
    In 2006, Kodak announced plans to close Bldg. 218 stating that it was no
                                                                                     implementing energy reduction efforts that would allow for closure of the
    longer economically attractive to operate this facility due to continuing
                                                                                     Bldg. 31 power plant in 2007. Key energy reduction strategies include
    reductions in waste volumes. The decline in production volumes for
                                                                                     consolidation of manufacturing space, manufacturing waste reduction,
    traditional photographic products, combined with highly successful
                                                                                     energy-efficient lighting, and investment in more energy-efficient motors
    environmental initiatives to reduce manufacturing waste, were cited
                                                                                     and equipment. Effective April 1, 2007, Bldg. 31 will close and Bldg. 321
    as the biggest factors leading to this business decision. The Bldg. 218
                                                                                     will become the primary source of steam and electricity for operations at
    incinerator was closed in January 2007, and Waste Management, Inc. is
                                                                                     Kodak Park. It is expected that the move to one powerhouse will reduce
    now transporting hazardous wastes generated at Kodak Park to off-site
                                                                                     KP coal consumption by approximately 30%.
    licensed facilities for treatment and disposal.
    The Bldg. 95 multiple hearth incinerator destroys byproducts generated           Energy Star
    during the wastewater treatment process. Changes have been submitted             The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the
    for the modification of Kodak’s Title V facility-wide air permit and its draft   U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) jointly sponsor a program
    373 permit to reflect continued operation of the multiple hearth at King’s       called Energy Star to encourage energy conservation. Kodak is
    Landing and closure of Bldg. 218.                                                an Energy Star Partner with a history of producing equipment
                                                                                     products that meet Energy Star efficiency guidelines.

    REDUCING OUR IMPACT                                                              Industrial sewer integrity
    Energy conservation                                                              In 2006, Kodak continued work on its Final Release Prevention Program
                                                                                     (FRPP) by rehabilitating five manholes and two sections of the industrial
    Energy is a significant part of Kodak’s cost picture. Production of photo-
                                                                                     sewer system in KPM — west of Mt. Read Blvd., and two manholes along
    graphic products requires carefully controlled temperature and humidity
                                                                                     the southern perimeter of KPX — just west of the railroad tracks. Kodak is
    conditions, causing massive energy needs at a number of locations
                                                                                     using durable polyurethane resins, leak-proof liners, or when necessary, is
    around Kodak Park.
                                                                                     constructing new structures to improve the integrity of KP’s industrial
    Kodak has operated two power plants to support these energy needs                sewer system.
    utilizing an energy-efficient process called tri-generation to get triple use
                                                                                     The five-year FRPP was preceded by a $16.9 million, five-year Initial
    from the steam they produce. KP’s power plants are operated by Suez-
                                                                                     Release Prevention Program that was completed in 2003. Inspecting and
    DEGS of Rochester (formerly Trigen Cinergy Solutions of Rochester).
                                                                                     improving the industrial sewer structures at KP reduces the likelihood of
    Duke Energy Generation Services (DEGS) is an affiliate of Duke Energy,
                                                                                     future environmental releases from Kodak Park.
    one of the largest diversified energy companies in the United States.
                                                                                     Clean-up efforts
                                                                                     The Kodak Park Corrective Action Program (KPCAP) was implemented
                                                                                     to systematically address the numerous groundwater monitoring and
                                                                                     cleanup requirements stipulated in many state and federal environmental
                                                                                     regulations.
                                                                                     In 2006, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
                                                                                     (DEC) approved final corrective measures for five locations around Kodak
                                                                                     Park. No further action will be required to contain the limited extent of
                                                                                     contamination encountered in the vicinity of Bldg. 317 on the north side
                                                                                     of KPM, or at the former site of Bldgs. 202 and 208 in KPX, or in the
                                                                                     southeast portion of KPE. Selected final corrective measures for the
                                                                                     investigation areas at Bldg. 333 and at Bldgs. 308 and 322 (all in the
                                                                                     KPM section of Kodak Park) will include installation and operation of
                                                                                     new groundwater recovery systems to capture and treat the higher
                                                                                     concentrations of contaminants identified at these locations.




                                                                                     PHOTO: Timothy E. Wilson, lily blossom.

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Community impact reduction team                                                A DECADE OF PROGRESS
In 2005, three separate community impact reduction teams were                  1997   The King’s Landing Wastewater Treatment Plant completes its
combined into one site-wide team to address concerns KP plant neighbors               30th year of operation. It has been regularly upgraded to meet
express about operations. Team members represent major manufacturing                  ever-strengthening discharge standards set under its state
operations at Kodak Park and use proactive and collaborative approaches               operating permit.
to identify and eliminate potential sources of noise, odors, and particulate
                                                                               1998   A $15 million Regenerative Thermal Oxidizer begins operation and
before they become a problem in adjacent neighborhoods.
                                                                                      demonstrates significant reductions in air emissions from KP’s Solvent
                                                                                      Coating operations.

RESPONDING TO COMMUNITY CONCERNS                                               1999   Kodak announces comprehensive corporate environmental goals,
                                                                                      setting aggressive targets to further reduce environmental emissions,
Community programs and services                                                       waste, water usage, and energy consumption in worldwide
                                                                                      manufacturing operations.
The following services are provided to support the community’s                        ———
information needs and concerns regarding Kodak Park:                                  Kodak Park achieves ISO 14001 registration, gaining international
Update Newsletter                                                                     recognition for its environmental management system.

•   Quarterly publication that provides information about developments         2000   Work begins on upgrades to the Bldg. 218 air emission control
    at Kodak Park.                                                                    equipment designed to meet new, lower air emission (MACT) standards.
•   Sent to approximately 13,500 plant neighbors and more than                        ———
                                                                                      Kodak partners with EPA in a trial to apply the Pollution Prevention
    10,000 KP employees.
                                                                                      Framework (P2 Framework) to early product development under
Neighborhood Information Center (NIC)                                                 EPA’s Project XL Program.
                                                                                      ———
•   Located at the west end of the Bldg. 28 lobby at 200 West Ridge Rd.               Phase 1 of Kodak Park’s CFC Reduction Program is completed resulting
•   In operation for more than 15 years.                                              in a 92% decrease in emissions of CFC’s from Kodak Park since 1993.
•   Open between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday to
    anyone seeking information about Kodak Park-related issues.
                                                                               2001   A $12 million upgrade is completed and operations begin at Bldg. 218
                                                                                      with new air emission control equipment designed to meet new,
•   Coordinates community outreach events.                                            lower air emission (MACT) standards.
                                                                                      ———
Environmental Concerns Line (585) 477- 4500                                           Kodak assembles a panel of leading independent scientists to serve on a
•   Plant neighbors can call to express concerns about plant operations.              Pollution Prevention Advisory Panel as consultants on issues related to
•   Available 24 hours a day, every day of the year.                                  the company’s environmental performance.

•   Calls are investigated through the Neighborhood Complaint                  2002   Kodak Park reports a 90% reduction in air emissions of
    Response Program and results are shared with the neighbor and                     methylene chloride.
    plant management.                                                                 ———
                                                                                      A comprehensive third-party site audit renews Kodak Rochester’s
Community Advisory Council (CAC)                                                      ISO 14001 registration, with many programs and initiatives
•   Members represent local government, school districts, plant                       recognized as "best in class."
    neighbors, and special interest groups.
                                                                               2003   Kodak receives a Stratospheric Ozone Protection Award for its efforts
•   The CAC meets monthly to improve the exchange of information                      to reduce emissions of ozone deleting chemicals.
    between KP and the community.                                                     ———
•   KP representatives also meet monthly with members of specific                     Kodak receives the prestigious Energy Star Corporate Commitment
                                                                                      Award for leadership in practicing and promoting energy efficiency.
    neighborhoods adjacent to the plant to have in-depth discussions
                                                                                      ———
    about environmental issues and other topics.                                      Kodak is inducted into EPA’s WasteWi$e “Hall of Fame” for many years
                                                                                      of outstanding waste reduction results.
Issues/challenges
In early 2006, flyash discharges from the Bldg. 321 power plant                2004   Kodak meets 7 out of 8 aggressive environmental goals set in 1999
continued to affect residents of neighborhoods bordering Kodak Park.                  and announces a new set of environmental goals to further reduce air
                                                                                      emissions, water and energy use, and waste from manufacturing.
Suez-DEGS of Rochester, the company that operates the two coal-fired                  ———
power plants at KP, has been working to reduce flyash emissions. In the               Kodak receives the Energy Star Leadership in Energy Management
fall of 2005, air curtains were installed inside one of the coal-fired                Award.
cyclone boilers and in mid-2006, similar curtains were installed in a                 ———
second cyclone boiler at Bldg. 321. These curtains are designed to                    Kodak joins the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA)
                                                                                      Climate Leaders Program with a commitment to reduce greenhouse
specifically capture larger particles of flyash that were not effectively
                                                                                      gas emissions by 10% in 5 years.
collected by existing systems. Installation of these air curtains has
resulted in substantially reduced flyash impacts on neighborhoods              2005   Kodak receives the Energy Star Sustained Excellence Award for
adjacent to Kodak Park in the second half of 2006.                                    outstanding commitment and dedication for saving energy to improve
                                                                                      the environment — the third significant award from Energy Star in
Settlements                                                                           three years.
                                                                                      ———
In August 2006, Kodak paid a $53,000 fine to the U.S. Environmental                   Kodak receives an Industrial Achievement Award from the New York
Protection Agency (EPA) for an alleged violation under the agency’s Toxic             Water Environment Association for developing a process to annually recycle
Substances Control Act (TSCA). The violation alleged that NexPress                    one million pounds of waste from its Acetate Base Manufacturing Division.
Solutions at Kodak Park manufactured a new chemical substance without                 ———
meeting EPA Pre-Manufacturing Notification (PMN) requirements.                        Kodak 2008 Health Safety and Environmental (HSE) goals surpassed
                                                                                      through efficiency gains from lean manufacturing practices, improved
                                                                                      emission controls, and significant reductions of manufacturing assets.

                                                                               2006   Kodak demonstrates its industry leadership by successfully receiving
                                                                                      third-party certification of its worldwide greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions
                                                                                      inventory through the California Climate Action Registry.
                                                                                      ———
                                                                                      New HSE Responsible Growth goals are established that focus on the
                                                                                      areas of social responsibility, product responsibility and operational
                                                                                      responsibility.

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PHOTO: Dick Bennett, walking bridge.




KODAK PARK COMMUNITY                                                                        KODAK ROCHESTER HEALTH, SAFETY,
ADVISORY COUNCIL                                                                            AND ENVIRONMENT POLICY
Mission Statement                                                                           In Kodak Rochester, we are committed to health, safety,
The Kodak Park Community Advisory Council seeks to improve the                              and environmental excellence through:
exchange of information between Kodak Park and the community by                             • Compliance with regulations and corporate initiatives,
reflecting constituents’ present and future interests, so that Kodak Park                   • Prevention of pollution,
operates in a way that is responsive to the needs of the community.
                                                                                            • Providing a safe and healthful workplace, and
Community Members                                                                           • Continual improvement of HSE performance.
Jane Grant, Koda-Vista Neighborhood Association                                             HSE measures are integral components of our performance-
Mark Gregor, City of Rochester                                                              based culture and business strategies. Continual improvement
Kevin Hooker, Suez-DEGS of Rochester, LLC                                                   is achieved through leadership and personal responsibility,
Ann Howard, Rochester Institute of Technology                                               adherence to Kodak Values, effective training and
Ann Jones, League of Women Voters                                                           communication, and ongoing performance feedback.
Bob Jones, Center for Environmental Information
Cindy Kaleh, Maplewood Neighborhood Association
Kate Kendell, Irondequoit PTA
Greg Merrick, Town of Irondequoit
Don Nadolinski, Greece Central School District
John Noble, Koda-Vista Neighborhood Association                                             PHOTOS (L to R): Timothy E. Wilson, butterfly; Timothy E. Wilson,
Elizabeth Pixley, Member-at-Large                                                           bee on a flower; Carla Palumbo, rose at Maplewood Rose Garden.
Jerry Santangelo, Town of Greece
Drew Smith, Monroe Co. Dept. of Environmental Services
Larry Sorel, Seneca Park Zoo
Linda Storti, Rochester City School District, School #41

Kodak Members
Cindy Ames
Bernie Nee
Kathy Oliver
John Richardson
Scott Summers
Chris Veronda




                                                                                            Picturing a Better Environment
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