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Environmental Release Report: FORD METER BOX 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
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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 532 25
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 6,921 101
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 532 25
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 6,389 76
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 532 25
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 3,148 25
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 4,305 101
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 4,305 101
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 532 25
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 532 25
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 6,389 76
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 6,921 101
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 3,148 25

    *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 29,671 0 69,857 0 99,528 142 NA
    1989 30,287 0 75,282 0 105,569 95 NA
    1990 19,995 0 72,000 0 91,995 1,389 NA
    1991 34,330 47 72,000 0 106,377 1,690 5,369,820
    1992 1,440 50 71,100 0 72,590 149 5,088,710
    1993 469 50 71,000 0 71,519 223,097 6,213,583
    1994 517 63 38,630 0 39,210 61,806 6,198,790
    1995 2,257 59 79,408 0 81,724 73 7,039,020
    1996 2,485 64 105,876 0 108,425 95 3,594,863
    1997 6,480 66 93,000 0 99,546 248,871 2,555,200
    1998 3,990 67 107,000 0 111,057 310,100 906,000
    1999 4,370 76 107,000 0 111,446 144,424 1,056,000
    2000 6,180 114 51,700 0 57,994 366,365 3,351,814
    2001 6,825 105 56,143 0 63,073 426,177 3,185,350
    2002 6,921 101 51,431 0 58,453 448,841 3,077,842
    "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: FORD METER BOX CO. INC.
    Mailing Address: 775 MANCHESTER AVE., WABASH, IN 46992
    Public Contact: STEVE FORD
    Phone: (260) 563-3171
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: NA
    Latitude: 40.81261
    Longitude: -85.81152
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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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