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Environmental Release Report: HANDY & HARMAN TUBE 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 93,764 250
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 93,764 250
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 93,764 250
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 93,764 250
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 93,764 250
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 93,764 250
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 93,764 250
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 93,764 250
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 93,764 250
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 93,883 250
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 93,883 250

    *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 360,486 0 0 0 360,486 130,634 NA
    1989 341,048 0 0 0 341,048 123,141 NA
    1990 242,806 0 0 0 242,806 78,045 NA
    1991 155,895 0 91,500 0 247,395 91,500 338,610
    1992 97,279 0 65,150 0 162,429 65,501 227,230
    1993 55,584 0 61,431 0 117,015 104,563 197,573
    1994 72,778 0 51,031 0 123,809 73,295 219,011
    1995 40,505 0 43,113 0 83,618 52,563 145,431
    1996 35,105 0 39,060 0 74,165 42,420 119,691
    1997 29,200 0 35,800 0 65,000 79,522 108,461
    1998 39,200 0 34,980 0 74,180 38,101 115,081
    1999 92,540 5 0 0 92,545 61,745 155,025
    2000 94,092 5 0 0 94,097 51,353 171,245
    2001 90,425 250 250 0 90,925 51,125 1,003,354
    2002 93,883 250 0 0 94,133 39,550 141,956
    "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: HANDY & HARMAN TUBE CO.
    Mailing Address: 701 W. TOWNSHIP LINE RD., NORRISTOWN, PA 19403
    Public Contact: MARK A. SWEITZER
    Phone: (610) 539-3900
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: HANDY & HARMAN CORP.
    Latitude: 40.16472
    Longitude: -75.33583
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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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