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Environmental Release Report: ENGINEERED POLYMER SOLUTIONS INC. (DBA VALSPAR COATINGS)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
    Cleanest/Best Facilities in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Facilities in US
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    Total environmental releases:
    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:
    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:FOLPET
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COBALT COMPOUNDS
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    See Scorecard's estimates of the health risks associated with outdoor air pollution for this area
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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 505
    Suspected Carcinogens 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 2,260
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 500
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,505
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 500
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,015
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 2,005
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 2,005
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 2,255
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 2,000
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 2,265
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,515

    *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 50,024 0 0 0 50,024 2,255 NA
    1989 23,000 0 0 0 23,000 8,800 NA
    1990 7,350 0 0 0 7,350 6,450 NA
    1991 13,950 0 0 0 13,950 94,190 141,785
    1992 10,611 0 0 0 10,611 441,730 1,970,238
    1993 12,690 0 0 0 12,690 162,295 3,276,033
    1994 12,385 0 0 0 12,385 125,805 645,890
    1995 21,584 0 0 0 21,584 97,929 894,184
    1996 21,558 0 0 0 21,558 58,807 278,962
    1997 16,241 0 0 0 16,241 303,058 242,958
    1998 18,214 0 0 0 18,214 143,652 262,626
    1999 66,821 0 0 0 66,821 186,081 363,414
    2000 95,447 0 0 0 95,447 192,275 385,120
    2001 12,469 0 0 0 12,469 1,545,874 1,618,294
    2002 2,275 0 0 0 2,275 31,228 35,613
    "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: ENGINEERED POLYMER SOLUTIONS INC. (DBA VALSPAR COATINGS)
    Mailing Address: 1647 ENGLISH RD., HIGH POINT, NC 27261
    Public Contact: DENISE FUSSY
    Phone: (612) 375-7752
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: VALSPAR CORP.
    Latitude: 35.94639
    Longitude: -80.02056
    Facilities are encouraged to respond to the information presented in Scorecard.
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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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