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Environmental Release Report: WRIGHT CORP.
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
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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:ACRYLAMIDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:FORMALDEHYDE
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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 7,251 1,881
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 144
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 133
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 57,305 1,940
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 7,360 1,881
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 56,779 1,940
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 71,259 5,095
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 71,952 5,095
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 15,306 3,155
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 71,929 5,095
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 71,269 5,095

    *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 1,368,869 0 30,900 0 1,399,769 0 NA
    1989 813,569 4,768 22,850 0 841,187 0 NA
    1990 751,378 911 3,898 0 756,187 0 NA
    1991 835,741 2,940 0 0 838,681 0 9,214,241
    1992 893,506 26,104 16,750 0 936,360 0 891,974
    1993 775,041 25,562 0 0 800,603 0 774,791
    1994 755,994 16,138 157 0 772,289 0 757,687
    1995 615,152 5,802 1 0 620,955 0 620,955
    1996 945,061 5,802 1 0 950,864 0 950,864
    1997 877,273 5,822 0 0 883,095 116,272 943,865
    1999 271,144 13,031 0 0 284,175 63,610 347,830
    2000 212,841 23,792 0 0 236,633 140,659 377,053
    2001 63,949 6,363 0 0 70,312 91,057 161,372
    2002 71,952 5,095 0 0 77,047 159,920 236,968
    "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: WRIGHT CORP.
    Mailing Address: 333 NEILS EDDY RD., RIEGELWOOD, NC 28456
    Public Contact: ANTHONY D. SMITH
    Phone: (910) 655-2263
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: NA
    Latitude: 34.33083
    Longitude: -78.20833
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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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