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Environmental Release Report: RAMCAR BATTERIES 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 255
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 255
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 255
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 255
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 255
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 255
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 255
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 255

    *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 37 0 0 0 37 9 NA
    1990 255 10 0 0 265 10 NA
    1991 255 10 0 0 265 10 578,152
    1992 255 0 0 0 255 262,698 558,263
    1993 255 0 0 0 255 270,166 572,608
    1994 255 0 0 0 255 263,055 611,801
    1995 255 0 0 0 255 258,103 491,060
    1996 255 0 0 0 255 267,598 519,299
    1997 255 0 0 0 255 524,239 513,823
    1998 255 0 0 0 255 269,342 521,043
    1999 255 0 0 0 255 535,161 786,862
    2000 255 0 0 0 255 270,503 522,204
    2001 255 0 0 0 255 516,377 768,078
    2002 255 0 0 0 255 268,728 520,426
    "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: RAMCAR BATTERIES INC.
    Mailing Address: 2700 CARRIER AVE., CITY OF COMMERCE, CA 90040
    Public Contact: MELVIN DE JESUS
    Phone: (323) 726-1212
    SIC Code: 36 Electronic & Other Electric Equipment
    2002 Parent Company: NA
    Latitude: 33.99278
    Longitude: -118.13935
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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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