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Environmental Release Report: PLASTICS COLOR CORP. OF NC
 
 
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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:LEAD 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 550
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 550
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 550
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,050
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 550
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 550
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 550
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 550
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 500

    *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 2,000 0 0 0 2,000 6,865 NA
    1989 4,450 0 0 0 4,450 10,000 NA
    1990 4,069 0 0 0 4,069 8,784 NA
    1991 2,510 0 0 0 2,510 5,200 7,089
    1992 2,718 0 0 0 2,718 6,557 7,553
    1993 2,010 0 0 0 2,010 5,378 5,929
    1994 3,256 0 0 0 3,256 7,005 8,713
    1995 2,755 0 0 0 2,755 4,387 4,790
    1996 2,510 0 0 0 2,510 4,724 6,603
    1997 2,000 0 0 0 2,000 7,956 5,023
    1998 1,500 0 0 0 1,500 3,473 4,200
    1999 2,000 0 0 0 2,000 4,592 4,257
    2000 1,500 0 0 0 1,500 3,459 3,741
    2001 855 0 0 0 855 1,817 2,245
    2002 1,050 0 0 0 1,050 246 3,012
    "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: PLASTICS COLOR CORP. OF NC
    Mailing Address: 1134 HWY. 49 S., ASHEBORO, NC 27203
    Public Contact: ROBERT LACKAYE
    Phone: (860) 774-3770
    SIC Code: 30 Rubber And Misc. Plastics Products
    2002 Parent Company: PMC INC.
    Latitude: 35.6733
    Longitude: -79.86557
    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 RANDOLPH County on:

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