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Environmental Release Report: G & W 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:LEAD
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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 1
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 5,221
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 5,220
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 5,221
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 5,221
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 5,220
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 5,221
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1

    *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 33,122 0 0 0 33,122 22,885 NA
    1989 33,227 0 0 0 33,227 47,690 NA
    1990 26,750 0 0 0 26,750 19,500 NA
    1991 71,250 2,105 0 0 73,355 22,377 48,300
    1992 45,250 1,005 0 0 46,255 75,255 105,602
    1993 5,750 405 0 0 6,155 42,255 48,602
    1994 2,500 5 0 0 2,505 17,300 20,500
    1995 2,500 5 0 0 2,505 11,000 13,500
    1996 500 5 0 0 505 29,500 29,700
    1997 500 0 0 0 500 53,000 26,800
    1998 500 0 0 0 500 26,500 26,800
    1999 5,600 0 0 0 5,600 45,393 50,993
    2000 5,565 0 0 0 5,565 34,217 39,782
    2001 4,981 0 0 0 4,981 74,492 79,472
    2002 5,221 0 0 0 5,221 30,243 35,462
    "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: G & W ELECTRIC CO.
    Mailing Address: 3500 W. 127TH ST., BLUE ISLAND, IL 60406
    Public Contact: JUDY CARNEY
    Phone: (708) 388-5010
    SIC Code: 38 Instruments And Related Products
    2002 Parent Company: NA
    Latitude: 41.66228
    Longitude: -87.70705
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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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