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Environmental Release Report: AMERICAN & EFIRD INC. PLANTS 05 & 15
 
 
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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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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Recognized Carcinogens 473,770
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 473,770
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 6,248
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 473,770
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 480,018
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 480,018
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 480,018
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 473,770
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 480,018
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 11,495

    *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 600,000 0 0 0 600,000 1,092,500 NA
    1989 447,882 0 0 0 447,882 190,039 NA
    1990 361,046 0 0 0 361,046 91,656 NA
    1991 330,000 0 0 0 330,000 192,849 193,257
    1992 348,000 0 0 0 348,000 115,066 463,066
    1993 558,800 0 0 0 558,800 112,386 671,186
    1994 1,110,291 0 0 0 1,110,291 125,711 1,236,002
    1995 1,070,442 0 0 0 1,070,442 113,348 1,183,790
    1996 791,421 0 0 0 791,421 101,886 893,307
    1997 887,099 0 0 0 887,099 121,007 986,084
    1998 707,091 0 0 0 707,091 105,927 813,018
    1999 815,845 0 0 0 815,845 106,568 922,413
    2000 517,122 0 0 0 517,122 98,824 615,946
    2001 344,928 0 0 0 344,928 95,700 1,622,141
    2002 485,265 0 0 0 485,265 119,639 1,905,732
    "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: AMERICAN & EFIRD INC. PLANTS 05 & 15
    Mailing Address: 601 & 20 AMERICAN ST., MOUNT HOLLY, NC 28164
    Public Contact: JOHN EAPEN
    Phone: (704) 951-2578
    SIC Code: 22 Textile Mill Products
    2002 Parent Company: RUDDICK CORP.
    Latitude: 35.29128
    Longitude: -81.0132
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  • Links

    • Scorecard's Criteria air pollutants report for this facility
    • 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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