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Lockheed Martin Michoud Space Systems

Year Submitted: 2003

Process: Cleaning

Industry: Aircraft Manufacturing

Wastes Reduced: Air Toxics (TCE)

Location: New Orleans LA

No. of employees: Over 500

Contact: Becky Jordan

Phone: (504) 257-3436



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Environmental Benefits:

Manned Space Systems reported 112,900 lbs/yr of TCE releases to the 1988 TRI. By 1991 this was reduced to 100,400 lbs/yr (air emissions 55,000 lbs/yr). By 1995 air emissions were down to less than 4,000 lbs/yr and overall releases below the 10,000 lbs/yr TRI reporting threshold.TCE is a Class II Toxic Air Pollutant and both a suspected carcinogen and reproductive toxin with a TLV of only 100 ppm. Reducing TCE usage also reduced health and safety risks to employees.

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Details of Reductions

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