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Environmental Release Report: GENERAL TIMBER INC.
 
 
  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:

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    Rank facilities in NORTH CAROLINA or in CHATHAM County by chemical releases or waste generation

    *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:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC 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 1,500
    Suspected Carcinogens 504
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,754
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,750
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 10
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 250
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 500
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,764
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,750
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 4
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 2,504
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 2,264

    *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 2,562 0 0 0 2,562 491 NA
    1989 1,272 0 0 0 1,272 0 NA
    1990 463 0 0 0 463 9,035 NA
    1991 302 0 0 0 302 635 635
    1992 500 0 0 0 500 750 1,381
    1993 500 0 0 0 500 500 1,304
    1994 2,575 0 0 0 2,575 3,131 4,646
    1995 902 0 0 0 902 0 902
    1996 591 0 3,434 0 4,025 0 590
    1997 1,510 0 0 0 1,510 6,500 3,190
    1998 1,755 0 0 0 1,755 750 639
    1999 1,510 0 0 0 1,510 6,263 6,823
    2000 3,263 0 0 0 3,263 2,326 3,474
    2001 3,544 0 0 0 3,544 3,007 4,384
    2002 3,264 0 0 0 3,264 2,864 4,440
    "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: GENERAL TIMBER INC.
    Mailing Address: 625 FARMVILLE MINE RD., SANFORD, NC 27330
    Public Contact: ART WILLIAMS
    Phone: (919) 774-6213
    SIC Code: 24 Lumber And Wood Products
    2002 Parent Company: GENERAL TIMBER INC.
    Latitude: 35.48722
    Longitude: -79.26214
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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 CHATHAM County on:

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