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Environmental Release Report: DOUGLAS BATTERY MFG. 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
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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 1,019 366
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,026 369
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,019 366
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,019 366
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,019 366
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,019 366
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,026 369
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,019 366
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 7 3
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 7 3
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 7 3

    *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 1,695 0 0 0 1,695 2 NA
    1989 1,904 0 0 0 1,904 10 NA
    1990 1,766 0 0 0 1,766 9 NA
    1991 3,120 0 506 0 3,626 41,548,656 42,218,641
    1992 1,310 0 5 0 1,315 24,601,562 24,753,758
    1993 2,000 5 2,405 0 4,410 12,533,773 12,681,234
    1994 3,748 493 652 0 4,893 10,153,301 10,549,510
    1995 1,200 494 5 0 1,699 12,106,274 12,098,017
    1996 1,366 492 5,100 0 6,958 39,015 8,744,612
    1997 966 402 0 0 1,368 20,378,159 10,063,992
    1998 1,025 524 0 0 1,549 10,664,046 10,657,142
    1999 1,055 603 0 0 1,658 9,342,244 9,352,413
    2000 1,141 599 0 0 1,740 9,385,331 9,355,466
    2001 1,046 528 0 0 1,574 12,610,257 12,612,453
    2002 1,026 369 0 0 1,395 10,977,451 10,978,629
    "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: DOUGLAS BATTERY MFG. CO.
    Mailing Address: 500 BATTERY DR., WINSTON-SALEM, NC 27107
    Public Contact: ROBERT W. FRITTS
    Phone: (336) 650-7216
    SIC Code: 36 Electronic & Other Electric Equipment
    2002 Parent Company: DOUGLAS BATTERY MFG. CO.
    Latitude: 36.05972
    Longitude: -80.22944
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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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