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Environmental Release Report: HOOKER FURNITURE CORP. KERNERSVILLE DIV.
 
 
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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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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
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    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive 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: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 237
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 11,837
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 11,837
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 11,837
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 11,837
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 11,837
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 11,837
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 237
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 11,600
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 11,600
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 11,600

    *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 155,838 0 0 0 155,838 16,837 NA
    1989 192,000 0 0 0 192,000 6,300 NA
    1990 178,400 0 0 0 178,400 2,010 NA
    1991 218,400 0 0 0 218,400 33,490 260,150
    1992 260,000 0 0 0 260,000 39,500 297,790
    1993 294,190 0 0 0 294,190 28,340 326,200
    1994 245,780 0 0 0 245,780 19,250 283,650
    1995 219,870 0 0 0 219,870 8,330 252,330
    1996 224,200 0 0 0 224,200 8,405 250,000
    1997 17,900 0 0 0 17,900 420 18,400
    1998 23,300 0 0 0 23,300 470 24,250
    1999 23,800 0 0 0 23,800 430 24,570
    2000 20,800 0 0 0 20,800 800 23,020
    2001 10,132 0 0 0 10,132 870 12,420
    2002 11,837 0 0 0 11,837 420 13,147
    "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: HOOKER FURNITURE CORP. KERNERSVILLE DIV.
    Mailing Address: 210 N. MAIN ST., KERNERSVILLE, NC 27284
    Public Contact: JACK PALMER
    Phone: (276) 632-2133
    SIC Code: 25 Furniture And Fixtures
    2002 Parent Company: HOOKER FURNITURE CORP.
    Latitude: 36.12469
    Longitude: -80.07033
    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 FORSYTH County on:

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