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Environmental Release Report: LINCOLN ELECTRIC 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
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER COMPOUNDS
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 185 6
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 46 8
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 46 8
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 46 8
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 231 14

    *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 4,200 250 0 0 4,450 12,810 NA
    1989 14,916 250 0 0 15,166 22,246 NA
    1990 34,055 0 0 0 34,055 46,615 NA
    1991 33,341 0 0 0 33,341 51,365 557,045
    1992 32,897 0 0 0 32,897 39,921 507,832
    1993 16,312 0 0 0 16,312 21,875 606,321
    1994 7,773 0 0 0 7,773 14,668 754,614
    1995 7,273 0 0 0 7,273 11,315 670,012
    1996 8,297 0 0 0 8,297 11,372 842,717
    1997 4,741 0 0 0 4,741 19,226 14,325
    1998 4,810 0 0 0 4,810 9,695 14,257
    1999 4,935 0 0 0 4,935 8,865 13,448
    2000 3,656 0 0 0 3,656 10,352 13,667
    2001 185 5 0 0 190 122,960 233,460
    2002 231 14 0 0 245 360 56,300
    "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: LINCOLN ELECTRIC CO.
    Mailing Address: 6500 HEISLEY RD., MENTOR, OH 44060
    Public Contact: JOHN PETKOVSEK
    Phone: (216) 383-2489
    SIC Code: 35 Industrial Machinery And Equipment
    2002 Parent Company: LINCOLN ELECTRIC CO.
    Latitude: 41.69415
    Longitude: -81.30672
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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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