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Environmental Release Report: SYNTHETICS FINISHING
 
 
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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:TRICHLOROETHYLENE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:ANTIMONY COMPOUNDS
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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 106,663
    Suspected Carcinogens 101
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 106,663
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 106,715
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 106,663
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 106,663
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 106,663
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 106,663
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 106,663
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 106,663
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 106,712
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 106,712

    *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 211,747 0 0 0 211,747 0 NA
    1989 361,591 0 250 0 361,841 250 NA
    1990 305,996 0 0 0 305,996 250 NA
    1991 132,677 0 0 0 132,677 1,510 3,402,093
    1992 14,693 0 0 0 14,693 1,510 1,390,337
    1993 20,072 0 0 0 20,072 4,480 231,666
    1994 15,226 0 0 0 15,226 5,702 210,044
    1995 3,384 0 0 0 3,384 15,556 164,237
    1996 3,338 0 0 0 3,338 13,742 170,448
    1997 133,266 0 0 0 133,266 43,625 3,464,642
    1998 107,093 0 0 0 107,093 4,362 3,390,596
    1999 131,789 0 0 0 131,789 3,698 3,641,359
    2000 141,429 0 0 0 141,429 2,999 2,827,426
    2001 99,977 0 0 0 99,977 2,263 1,983,634
    2002 106,764 0 0 0 106,764 1,997 1,743,968
    "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: SYNTHETICS FINISHING
    Mailing Address: 515 23RD ST. S.W., HICKORY, NC 28602
    Public Contact: MARK STULTZ
    Phone: (828) 328-5522
    SIC Code: 22 Textile Mill Products
    2002 Parent Company: TSG INC.
    Latitude: 35.72336
    Longitude: -81.37849
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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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