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Environmental Release Report: AVX CORP.
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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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 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 257
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 257
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 255
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 512
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 2
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 2
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 2
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 255
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 510
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 510

    *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 77,562 0 0 0 77,562 159,019 NA
    1989 38,550 0 0 0 38,550 98,081 NA
    1990 5,320 0 5 0 5,325 141,571 NA
    1991 3,970 0 15 0 3,985 154,266 162,300
    1992 20 0 10 0 30 138,033 137,500
    1993 10 0 5 0 15 131,955 132,110
    1994 10 0 5 0 15 93,056 197,002
    1995 10 0 5 0 15 94,150 95,000
    1996 10 0 5 0 15 48,450 93,000
    1997 10 0 5 0 15 113,550 111,000
    1998 10 0 5 0 15 36,500 81,000
    1999 765 0 15 0 780 119,430 169,900
    2000 2,697 0 10 0 2,707 114,278 156,200
    2001 11 0 11 0 22 55,844 86,300
    2002 767 0 16 0 783 60,937 111,800
    "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: AVX CORP.
    Mailing Address: 3900 ELECTRONICS DR., RALEIGH, NC 27604
    Public Contact: DREW MILLER
    SIC Code: 36 Electronic & Other Electric Equipment
    2002 Parent Company: NA
    Latitude: 35.83287
    Longitude: -78.60405
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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

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