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FW: Mystery Lead source



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> From: 	McEntyre, Charles L.
> Sent: 	Tuesday, July 14, 1998 12:54 PM
> To: 	Hillenbrand, Steve
> Subject: 	RE: Mystery Lead source
> 
> It may be from annual maintenance of something like an air pollution
> control scrubber which is capturing fumes from a welding or brazing
> operation.  It could also be from annual cleanout of a process cleaning
> tank where lead is in the metal parts or assemblies.  If any of their
> industries are still using lead solder to join/assemble copper tubing, a
> cleaning bath could accumulate lead.
> 
> Charlie Mc
> 
> Steve Hillenbrand
> Industrial Waste Reduction Engineer
> Synterprise Group, Division of Tennessee Valley Authority
> (423) 632-8489; (423) 632-3616 (fax)
> sjhillenbrand@tva.gov
> TVA IWR HomePage  www.tva.gov/orgs/iwr/iwrhome.htm
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> From: 	Tim Tuominen[SMTP:Tim.Tuominen@wlssd.duluth.mn.us]
> Reply To: 	Tim Tuominen
> Sent: 	Tuesday, July 14, 1998 11:28 AM
> To: 	'p2tech@great-lakes.net'
> Subject: 	Lead source
> 
> Once per year between July and September we receive a 
> slug load of lead to our wastewater plant. It does 
> not seem to be our permitted industries. We have no 
> battery rebuilding, no electronics mftrs, or eyeglass 
> mfctrs. We've checked radiator repair shops, 
> industrial laundries, and furniture strippers. So what 
> do you think the source is. I wish I could offer you 
> a reward for the info leading to the Id of the 
> source. Thanks for any ideas.
> Tim Tuominen
> Pollution Prevention Chemist
> Western Lake Superior Sanitary District
> 2626 Courtland Street
> Duluth, MN 55806
> Ph. (218) 722-3336 ext 324
> Fax (218) 727-7471
> Email tim.tuominen@wlssd.duluth.mn.us 
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