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Environmental Release Report: COOPERTOOLS INC. APEX NORTH CAROLINA OPS.
 
 
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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:
    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:BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL)PHTHALATE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL)PHTHALATE
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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 4,900
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 4,900
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 4,900
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 4,900
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 4,900
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 4,911
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 4,911

    *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 31,250 0 0 0 31,250 117,500 NA
    1989 27,750 0 0 0 27,750 48,250 NA
    1990 127,835 0 0 0 127,835 48,687 NA
    1991 66,335 0 5 0 66,340 23,908 251,552
    1992 68,535 0 0 0 68,535 19,108 233,014
    1993 41,827 0 4 0 41,831 38,208 221,904
    1994 40,010 0 4 0 40,014 21,650 157,264
    1995 22,020 0 4 0 22,024 34,400 160,520
    1996 17,387 0 0 0 17,387 52,859 136,870
    1997 15,393 0 0 0 15,393 57,718 95,810
    1998 26,264 0 0 0 26,264 27,259 81,740
    1999 17,074 0 0 0 17,074 15,857 54,738
    2000 12,199 0 0 0 12,199 26,604 64,840
    2001 12,011 0 0 0 12,011 27,110 56,148
    2002 4,911 0 0 0 4,911 19,500 35,810
    "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: COOPERTOOLS INC. APEX NORTH CAROLINA OPS.
    Mailing Address: 1000 LUFKIN RD., APEX, NC 27502
    Public Contact: JOHN BREED
    Phone: (713) 209-8835
    SIC Code: 39 Miscellaneous Manufacturing Industries
    2002 Parent Company: COOPER INDS. INC.
    Latitude: 35.71611
    Longitude: -78.83583
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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 WAKE County on:

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