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Environmental Release Report: FRANKLIN ELECTRIC CO. 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:NICKEL
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER
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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
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 21,226
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 21,226
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 11,716
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 21,226
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 21,225
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 21,224
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 21,227
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 21,227
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 21,223

    *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 103,779 0 0 0 103,779 8,259 NA
    1989 100,172 0 0 0 100,172 7,845 NA
    1990 68,783 0 0 0 68,783 13,867 NA
    1991 72,282 0 0 0 72,282 6,878 82,517
    1992 73,522 0 0 0 73,522 4,623 74,654
    1993 106,500 0 0 0 106,500 14,350 120,850
    1994 94,024 0 0 0 94,024 3,826 97,850
    1995 103,632 0 0 0 103,632 5,193 108,822
    1996 100,411 0 0 0 100,411 10,608 111,016
    1997 65,646 0 0 0 65,646 975,072 553,149
    1998 8,380 0 0 0 8,380 438,999 458,839
    1999 27,909 0 0 0 27,909 299,412 327,331
    2000 43,723 0 0 0 43,723 395,400 438,233
    2001 12,637 0 0 0 12,637 280,494 293,131
    2002 21,227 0 0 0 21,227 282,217 303,444
    "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: FRANKLIN ELECTRIC CO. INC.
    Mailing Address: 400 E. SPRING ST., BLUFFTON, IN 46714
    Public Contact: KENT J. MARKLEY
    Phone: (260) 827-5309
    SIC Code: 36 Electronic & Other Electric Equipment
    2002 Parent Company: FRANKLIN ELECTRIC CO. INC.
    Latitude: 40.72756
    Longitude: -85.16628
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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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