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Environmental Release Report: SHURTAPE TECHS. INC. HICKORY TAPE PLANT
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
    Cleanest/Best Facilities in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Facilities in US
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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:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:TOLUENE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,544,805
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,544,805
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,546,082
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,544,805
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,544,805
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,544,805
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,544,805
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,546,082
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,544,805

    *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 2,627,100 0 0 0 2,627,100 113,700 NA
    1989 1,933,265 0 0 0 1,933,265 64,745 NA
    1990 1,931,324 0 0 0 1,931,324 47,893 NA
    1991 940,000 0 0 0 940,000 59,500 14,998,217
    1992 1,160,000 0 0 0 1,160,000 35,165 15,220,163
    1993 1,471,534 0 0 0 1,471,534 29,239 19,517,643
    1994 1,701,589 0 0 0 1,701,589 47,342 21,235,782
    1995 1,434,314 0 0 0 1,434,314 44,424 22,468,263
    1996 1,252,238 0 0 0 1,252,238 64,006 21,316,860
    1997 1,855,165 0 0 0 1,855,165 92,058 23,989,842
    1998 1,807,798 0 0 0 1,807,798 68,528 21,647,081
    1999 2,031,058 0 0 0 2,031,058 95,228 21,084,779
    2000 1,662,418 0 0 0 1,662,418 88,207 18,824,432
    2001 1,718,099 0 0 0 1,718,099 85,956 16,695,830
    2002 1,546,082 0 0 0 1,546,082 47,494 14,506,635
    "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: SHURTAPE TECHS. INC. HICKORY TAPE PLANT
    Mailing Address: 1620 HIGHLAND AVE. N.E., HICKORY, NC 28601
    Public Contact: MARK E. HAWES PE
    Phone: (828) 325-5428
    SIC Code: 26 Paper And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: STM INC.
    Latitude: 35.7375
    Longitude: -81.30833
    Facilities are encouraged to respond to the information presented in Scorecard.
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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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