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Environmental Release Report: R. J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO CO. AVOCA DIV.
 
 
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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:CHLOROFORM
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:CHLOROFORM
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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 10,333
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 21,178
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 10,845
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 101,282
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 10,333
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 10,845
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 32,831
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 32,831
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 112,127
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 100,474
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 112,127
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 22,498

    *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 931 0 0 0 931 0 NA
    1989 908 0 0 0 908 0 NA
    1990 1,612 0 0 0 1,612 23,715 NA
    1991 2,430 0 0 0 2,430 58,000 832,376
    1992 18,523 0 0 0 18,523 44,627 2,964,075
    1993 12,817 0 0 0 12,817 53,185 3,464,763
    1994 26,694 0 0 0 26,694 3,600 3,209,066
    1995 275,212 0 153,439 0 428,651 27,067 8,544,119
    1996 196,039 0 25,067 0 221,106 145,528 4,711,083
    1997 234,871 0 0 0 234,871 89,730 2,569,731
    1998 250,824 0 0 0 250,824 82,878 6,836,578
    1999 250,152 0 0 0 250,152 21,718 6,249,866
    2000 135,144 0 0 0 135,144 5,133 2,967,616
    2001 140,134 0 0 0 140,134 33,204 7,599,043
    2002 112,127 0 0 0 112,127 1,188 3,181,813
    "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: R. J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO CO. AVOCA DIV.
    Mailing Address: STATE RD. 1502, MERRY HILL, NC 27957
    Public Contact: SETH W. MOSKOWITZ
    Phone: (336) 741-7698
    SIC Code: 20 Food And Kindred Products
    2002 Parent Company: R. J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO HOLDINGS INC.
    Latitude: 36.00556
    Longitude: -76.71306
    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

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