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Environmental Release Report: FOAMEX L.P.
 
 
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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:DICHLOROMETHANE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:DICHLOROMETHANE
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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 113,964
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 113,964
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 113,875
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 113,875
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 113,964
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 113,964
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 113,875
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 113,964
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 89

    *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 346,478 0 0 0 346,478 0 NA
    1989 433,275 0 0 0 433,275 0 NA
    1990 549,373 0 0 0 549,373 28,000 NA
    1991 397,207 0 0 0 397,207 11,320 408,188
    1992 386,114 0 0 0 386,114 26,603 409,168
    1993 504,075 0 0 0 504,075 64,575 558,296
    1994 620,206 0 0 0 620,206 12,000 632,204
    1995 438,432 0 0 0 438,432 27,000 479,432
    1996 458,845 0 0 0 458,845 950 460,796
    1997 433,274 0 0 0 433,274 6,200 436,374
    1998 195,238 0 0 0 195,238 3,500 198,438
    1999 239,883 0 0 0 239,883 902 240,785
    2000 374,895 0 0 0 374,895 902 375,797
    2001 154,580 0 0 0 154,580 1,600 156,178
    2002 113,964 0 0 0 113,964 1,265 115,228
    "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: FOAMEX L.P.
    Mailing Address: 18801 OLD STATESVILLE RD., CORNELIUS, NC 28031
    Public Contact: PETE BARR
    Phone: (704) 892-8081
    SIC Code: 30 Rubber And Misc. Plastics Products
    2002 Parent Company: FOAMEX INTL. INC.
    Latitude: 35.47085
    Longitude: -80.85164
    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 MECKLENBURG County on:

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