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Environmental Release Report: MATTHEWS INTL. 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
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER
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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 2
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 257
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 255
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 2
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 2
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 257
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 257
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 2
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 255
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 257
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 2

    *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 53,040 0 0 0 53,040 53,350 NA
    1989 52,064 0 0 0 52,064 73,228 NA
    1990 45,638 0 0 0 45,638 44,364 NA
    1991 17,817 0 0 0 17,817 321,670 1,041,936
    1992 275 0 0 0 275 188,155 833,011
    1993 10,180 0 0 0 10,180 166,212 1,519,373
    1994 275 0 0 0 275 232,485 835,201
    1995 275 0 0 0 275 204,325 817,715
    1996 765 0 0 0 765 275,743 994,910
    1997 765 0 0 0 765 648,236 1,225,312
    1998 10,409 0 0 0 10,409 422,856 1,303,427
    1999 265 0 0 0 265 338,436 1,161,406
    2000 9,425 0 0 0 9,425 315,638 1,223,808
    2001 257 0 0 0 257 218,203 1,151,800
    2002 257 0 0 0 257 268,757 1,213,600
    "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: MATTHEWS INTL. CORP.
    Mailing Address: 1315 W. LIBERTY AVE., PITTSBURGH, PA 15226
    Public Contact: MARK REMLINGER
    Phone: (412) 442-8200
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: NA
    Latitude: 40.41132
    Longitude: -80.01109
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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 ALLEGHENY County on:

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