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Environmental Release Report: THOMAS BUILT BUSES INC.
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
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    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
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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:NICKEL
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MANGANESE
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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 .571
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 39,966
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 0
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 23,147
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 0
    Suspected Immunotoxicants .571
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 23,147
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 40,179
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 40,179
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 0
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 23,360
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 40,179
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 28,129

    *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 65,365 0 0 0 65,365 119,000 NA
    1989 318,550 0 0 0 318,550 124,150 NA
    1990 383,100 0 0 0 383,100 93,460 NA
    1991 397,738 0 0 0 397,738 131,328 37,536
    1992 128,825 0 0 0 128,825 44,285 194,962
    1993 22,003 0 0 0 22,003 50,112 251,910
    1994 174,995 0 0 0 174,995 41,115 228,369
    1995 211,596 0 0 0 211,596 43,581 266,500
    1996 161,410 0 0 0 161,410 36,699 199,959
    1997 132,821 0 0 0 132,821 68,510 168,385
    1998 123,543 0 0 0 123,543 22,357 146,530
    1999 151,141 0 0 0 151,141 43,563 185,578
    2000 93,449 0 0 0 93,449 164,481 257,552
    2001 55,764 0 0 0 55,764 181,177 236,375
    2002 40,179 0 0 0 40,179 151,242 191,421
    "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: THOMAS BUILT BUSES INC.
    Mailing Address: 1408 COURTESY RD., HIGH POINT, NC 27260
    Public Contact: JACK SCHAFER
    Phone: (336) 889-4871
    SIC Code: 37 Transportation Equipment
    2002 Parent Company: FREIGHTLINER L.L.C.
    Latitude: 35.94165
    Longitude: -80.02209
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  • Links

    • Scorecard's Criteria air pollutants report for this facility
    • 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 GUILFORD County on:

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