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Environmental Release Report: MATTHEWS INTL. CORP.
 
 
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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 12 4
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 267 9
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2 4
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 265 5
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 2 4
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 12 4
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 267 9
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 257 9
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 12 4
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2 4
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 265 5
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 267 9
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 12 4

    *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 119,087 0 32,456 0 151,543 3,880 NA
    1989 107,501 0 37,530 0 145,031 14,640 NA
    1990 77,361 0 0 0 77,361 16,805 NA
    1991 102,259 0 0 0 102,259 405,409 4,944,068
    1992 89,508 0 0 0 89,508 331,550 4,692,090
    1993 81,566 255 0 0 81,821 322,126 3,876,740
    1994 79,112 255 0 0 79,367 291,253 4,537,030
    1995 23,124 255 0 0 23,379 320,190 4,600,510
    1996 24,447 255 0 0 24,702 380,593 5,377,660
    1997 19,033 255 0 0 19,288 645,428 4,092,120
    1998 21,889 10 0 0 21,899 301,042 3,971,140
    1999 10,329 255 0 0 10,584 246,351 3,297,620
    2000 20,296 10 0 0 20,306 295,026 3,366,002
    2001 18,991 7 0 0 18,998 301,122 3,361,085
    2002 267 9 0 0 276 205,087 3,039,613
    "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: MATTHEWS INTL. CORP.
    Mailing Address: 501 E. LINCOLN ST., SEARCY, AR 72143
    Public Contact: MARK REMLINGER
    Phone: (412) 442-8200
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: NA
    Latitude: 35.26688
    Longitude: -91.84601
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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

    Scorecard's report for WHITE County on:

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