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Environmental Release Report: GE LIGHTING L.L.C. CAROLINA PRODS. PLANT
 
 
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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):
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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:COPPER
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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 6 28
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 6 35
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 6 35
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 6 28
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 6 35
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 7
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 6 28
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 6 35
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 6 35
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 6 28

    *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 2,500 0 0 0 2,500 1,250 NA
    1989 2,000 0 0 0 2,000 1,000 NA
    1990 2,000 0 0 0 2,000 1,000 NA
    1991 2,000 0 0 0 2,000 107,399 161,326
    1992 2,000 0 0 0 2,000 96,933 189,651
    1993 8,186 0 0 0 8,186 187,431 293,414
    1994 8,186 0 0 0 8,186 140,892 238,208
    1995 7,600 0 0 0 7,600 77,614 145,497
    1996 7,020 41 0 0 7,061 120,237 185,987
    1997 7,171 48 0 0 7,219 374,496 249,184
    1998 5,811 29 0 0 5,840 24,952 69,482
    1999 6 61 0 0 67 116,225 280
    2000 6 40 0 0 46 137,708 740
    2001 6 41 0 0 47 114,120 1,148
    2002 6 35 0 0 41 83,320 84,346
    "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: GE LIGHTING L.L.C. CAROLINA PRODS. PLANT
    Mailing Address: 900 N. GEORGE ST., GOLDSBORO, NC 27530
    Public Contact: DOUG APELT
    Phone: (919) 731-5110
    SIC Code: 36 Electronic & Other Electric Equipment
    2002 Parent Company: GE CO.
    Latitude: 35.39444
    Longitude: -77.99611
    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 WAYNE County on:

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