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Environmental Release Report: H. KRAMER & 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
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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 3,807
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 3,899
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 3,800
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 99
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 3,800
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 50,207
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 3,899
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 3,924
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 3,839
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 3,800
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 131
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 50,331
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 3,807

    *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 12,978 0 0 0 12,978 1,500 NA
    1989 17,822 0 0 0 17,822 1,500 NA
    1990 24,234 0 0 0 24,234 1,500 NA
    1991 16,548 0 0 0 16,548 808,251 0
    1992 14,300 0 0 0 14,300 1,801,500 0
    1993 15,200 0 0 0 15,200 3,543,900 3,556,198
    1994 45,350 0 0 0 45,350 3,335,725 3,377,327
    1995 65,777 0 0 0 65,777 3,355,929 3,401,842
    1996 48,893 0 0 0 48,893 3,105,314 3,163,225
    1997 54,849 0 0 0 54,849 6,398,046 3,251,747
    1998 53,481 0 0 0 53,481 3,890,290 3,941,851
    1999 49,153 0 0 0 49,153 3,431,431 3,477,710
    2000 59,056 0 0 0 59,056 4,062,675 4,119,119
    2001 52,545 0 0 0 52,545 3,876,932 3,925,963
    2002 50,331 0 0 0 50,331 2,968,166 3,015,220
    "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: H. KRAMER & CO.
    Mailing Address: 1345 W. 21ST ST., CHICAGO, IL 60608
    Public Contact: HOWARD K. CHAPMAN, JR.
    Phone: (312) 226-6600
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: NA
    Latitude: 41.85405
    Longitude: -87.66008
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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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