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Environmental Release Report: BRUSHWELLMAN 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:TETRACHLOROETHYLENE
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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 65,639 18
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 129 77
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 57
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 65,565 71
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 57
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 107 18
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 65,661 77
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 65,650 65
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 65,600 12
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 57
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 65,604 77
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 66,659 77
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 66,637 18

    *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 414,686 5,740 640,520 0 1,060,946 6,470 NA
    1989 274,478 5,506 159,262 0 439,246 4,667 NA
    1990 281,197 2,091 6,517 0 289,805 949 NA
    1991 240,184 2,405 167,123 0 409,712 65,440 698,613
    1992 181,145 4,771 175,458 0 361,374 235,289 1,271,547
    1993 299,149 3,026 302,802 0 604,977 81,344 1,598,159
    1994 286,571 1,691 305,640 0 593,902 81,102 1,663,955
    1995 191,448 108 335,069 0 526,625 940,731 2,375,790
    1996 357,557 169 310,060 0 667,786 2,249,131 3,749,074
    1997 246,925 104 327,828 0 574,857 6,914,998 4,930,972
    1998 174,073 105 218,233 0 392,411 1,720,213 10,334,070
    1999 95,949 86 192,230 0 288,265 319,582 11,365,234
    2000 65,304 177 721,260 0 786,741 848,737 14,710,983
    2001 64,743 125 179,147 0 244,015 5,763,919 16,957,414
    2002 66,659 77 128,765 0 195,501 2,841,613 8,808,914
    "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: BRUSHWELLMAN INC.
    Mailing Address: 14710 W. PORTAGE RIVER RD. S., ELMORE, OH 43449
    Public Contact: LARRY CHAKO
    Phone: (419) 862-4018
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: BRUSH WELLMAN INC.
    Latitude: 41.49075
    Longitude: -83.21911
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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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