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Environmental Release Report: R. J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO 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
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY COMPOUNDS
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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 24
    Suspected Carcinogens 76
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 26,970
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 25,997
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 26,870
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 214,983
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 24
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 242,846
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 278,372
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 53,860
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 24
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 27,863
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 305,262
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 279,365

    *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
    1998 733,000 0 0 0 733,000 65,000 799,000
    1999 662,000 0 0 0 662,000 34,800 698,800
    2000 368,337 0 0 0 368,337 9,676 378,613
    2001 385,785 0 0 0 385,785 16,718 402,503
    2002 305,362 0 0 0 305,362 12,058 319,596
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Dioxin Compounds Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Grams of Dioxin Compounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    2000 .35 0 0 0 .35 0 .35
    2001 .39 0 0 0 .39 0 .39
    2002 .28 0 0 0 .28 0 .28
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: R. J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO CO.
    Mailing Address: 7855 KING TOBACCOVILLE RD., TOBACCOVILLE, NC 27050
    Public Contact: SETH W. MOSKOWITZ
    Phone: (336) 741-7698
    SIC Code: 21 Tobacco Products
    2002 Parent Company: RJR TOBACCO CO.
    Latitude: 36.24694
    Longitude: -80.36111
    Facilities are encouraged to respond to the information presented in Scorecard.
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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 FORSYTH County on:

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