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Environmental Release Report: ME GLOBAL 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:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD 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)
    Recognized Carcinogens 10 5
    Suspected Carcinogens 20 10
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 10 5
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants .200 .100
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 20 10
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 20 10
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 20 10
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants .200 .100
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 120 35
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants .200 .100
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 110 30
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 130 40
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 20 10

    *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 76,360 750 0 0 77,110 104,000 NA
    1989 98,490 750 0 0 99,240 103,000 NA
    1990 77,734 158 0 0 77,892 0 NA
    1991 97,641 195 0 0 97,836 166,094 263,930
    1992 91,102 249 0 0 91,351 167,475 258,826
    1993 37,856 216 0 0 38,072 146,531 184,655
    1994 567 131 0 0 698 132,057 132,755
    1995 967 290 0 0 1,257 111,336 112,593
    1996 840 648 0 0 1,488 121,178 122,662
    1997 664 547 0 0 1,211 278,328 139,735
    1998 270 15 0 0 285 132,340 135,030
    1999 126 21 0 0 147 24,065 24,207
    2000 141 31 0 0 172 15,311 15,470
    2001 110 35 0 0 145 12,700 20,750
    2002 130 40 0 0 170 0 19,700
    "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: ME GLOBAL INC.
    Mailing Address: 200 E. CARTERETT ST., DULUTH, MN 55808
    Public Contact: WALLY MAHNKE
    Phone: (218) 626-2761
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: ELECMETAL
    Latitude: 46.66621
    Longitude: -92.22532
    Facilities are encouraged to respond to the information presented in Scorecard.
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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

    Scorecard's report for ST. LOUIS County on:

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