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Environmental Release Report: AMERICAN SPRING WIRE CORP.
 
 
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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 2,316 54
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 2,316 54
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2,316 54
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 2,316 54
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 4,013 88
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 2,316 54
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 4,013 54
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 1,697
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 2,316 54
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2,316 54
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 4,013 88
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 4,013 54

    *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 9,322 0 0 0 9,322 232,347 NA
    1989 8,384 0 0 0 8,384 144,763 NA
    1990 10,870 0 0 0 10,870 126,039 NA
    1991 64,125 0 0 0 64,125 264,372 419,290
    1992 64,125 0 0 0 64,125 316,388 492,579
    1993 2,881 0 0 0 2,881 507,702 853,260
    1994 2,254 0 0 0 2,254 585,397 688,099
    1995 2,724 0 0 0 2,724 377,155 598,110
    1996 5,463 0 0 0 5,463 303,083 412,892
    1997 5,572 0 0 0 5,572 661,548 455,942
    1998 5,390 0 0 0 5,390 512,933 629,886
    1999 4,760 32 0 0 4,792 364,299 480,308
    2000 4,661 32 0 0 4,693 284,341 396,918
    2001 4,061 27 0 0 4,088 293,764 369,032
    2002 4,013 88 0 0 4,101 83,492 362,793
    "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: AMERICAN SPRING WIRE CORP.
    Mailing Address: 26300 MILES RD., BEDFORD HEIGHTS, OH 44128
    Public Contact: MICHAEL AHRENS
    Phone: (216) 292-4621
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: NA
    Latitude: 41.4246
    Longitude: -81.4944
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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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