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Environmental Release Report: MATTHEWS INTL. (WV) CORP.
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
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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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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 4 2
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 33 7
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2 1
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 31 6
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 2 1
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 4 2
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 33 7
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 31 6
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 4 2
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2 1
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 31 6
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 33 7
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 4 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 64,087 0 0 0 64,087 4,203 NA
    1989 54,510 0 0 0 54,510 1,130 NA
    1990 47,664 0 0 0 47,664 11,093 NA
    1991 78,383 1 0 0 78,384 60,842 155,565
    1992 72,525 0 0 0 72,525 112,934 185,459
    1993 28,294 0 0 0 28,294 108,610 137,888
    1994 46,358 0 0 0 46,358 121,515 167,877
    1995 20,809 0 0 0 20,809 113,853 134,666
    1996 24,686 0 0 0 24,686 163,625 153,889
    1997 43,118 63 0 0 43,181 273,904 178,935
    1998 28,354 63 0 0 28,417 171,265 199,759
    1999 377,535 180 0 0 377,715 15,308 385,607
    2000 10,352 34 0 0 10,386 441,910 441,478
    2001 8,635 133 0 0 8,768 223,878 231,057
    2002 33 7 68 0 108 225,856 225,972
    "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. (WV) CORP.
    Mailing Address: 125 SISLER ST., KINGWOOD, WV 26537
    Public Contact: ERIC METHENY
    Phone: (304) 329-2857
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: MATTHEWS INTL.
    Latitude: 39.46701
    Longitude: -79.69494
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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 PRESTON County on:

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