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Environmental Release Report: ESAB GROUP INC.
 
 
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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:CHROMIUM
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:NICKEL
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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 250
    Suspected Carcinogens 250 250
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 250
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 250
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 750 250
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 500 250
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 250 250
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,000
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,250 250
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,500 250
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 750 250

    *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 3,000 0 0 0 3,000 39,943 NA
    1989 3,250 0 0 0 3,250 251,456 NA
    1990 1,954 0 0 0 1,954 96,812 NA
    1991 1,127 0 0 0 1,127 114,484 125,853
    1992 845 0 0 0 845 73,848 93,282
    1993 892 0 0 0 892 89,177 105,772
    1994 1,365 0 0 0 1,365 89,367 105,165
    1995 1,153 0 0 0 1,153 113,236 131,757
    1996 1,237 0 0 0 1,237 100,350 121,756
    1997 1,334 0 0 0 1,334 168,518 114,000
    1998 1,350 0 0 0 1,350 87,697 123,930
    1999 1,241 0 0 0 1,241 80,501 113,759
    2000 1,750 0 0 0 1,750 69,498 97,020
    2001 1,750 250 0 0 2,000 36,702 92,926
    2002 1,750 250 0 0 2,000 3,459 61,219
    "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: ESAB GROUP INC.
    Mailing Address: 1500 KAREN LN., HANOVER, PA 17331
    Public Contact: CRAIG KING
    Phone: (440) 228-1445
    SIC Code: 35 Industrial Machinery And Equipment
    2002 Parent Company: ESAB GROUP INC.
    Latitude: 39.8149
    Longitude: -76.96107
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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

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