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Environmental Release Report: WEST HOMESTEAD ENG. & MACHINE CO.
 
 
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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 313 3
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,850 3
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 313 3
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 313 3
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,991 6
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,991 6
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,907 45
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 2,392 48
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 2,220 48
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 4,070 51
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,991 6

    *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
    1989 1,140 0 0 0 1,140 19,662 NA
    1990 1,140 0 0 0 1,140 19,662 NA
    1991 1,140 0 0 0 1,140 19,662 1,062
    1992 1,140 0 0 0 1,140 14,964 1,062
    1993 1,250 0 0 0 1,250 23,750 4,758
    1994 1,250 0 0 0 1,250 23,750 4,935
    1995 6,580 0 0 0 6,580 153,800 2,222,600
    1996 13,650 0 0 0 13,650 442,400 1,122,000
    1997 11,050 0 0 0 11,050 1,632,000 816,400
    2000 5,006 14 0 0 5,020 195,927 199,218
    2001 3,588 20 0 0 3,608 177,037 180,645
    2002 4,070 51 0 0 4,121 168,194 182,755
    "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: WEST HOMESTEAD ENG. & MACHINE CO.
    Mailing Address: 12TH ST., MIDLAND, PA 15059
    Public Contact: CHARLES L. SHERRER
    Phone: (724) 643-5353
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: PARK CORP.
    Latitude: 40.62917
    Longitude: -80.4575
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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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