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Environmental Release Report: CENTURY FURNITURE INDS. PLANT 1
 
 
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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):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
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    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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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:LEAD
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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 .571
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 62,030
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 18,400
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 9,991
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants .571
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 28,391
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 28,391
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 62,030
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 62,030
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants .571
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 28,390
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 62,030
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 62,030

    *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 237,694 0 0 0 237,694 0 NA
    1989 261,580 0 0 0 261,580 0 NA
    1990 194,523 0 0 0 194,523 0 NA
    1991 142,000 0 0 0 142,000 25,700 167,700
    1992 145,230 0 0 0 145,230 22,174 167,404
    1993 246,000 0 0 0 246,000 31,940 277,940
    1994 168,338 0 0 0 168,338 16,067 184,405
    1995 167,337 0 0 0 167,337 16,220 183,559
    1996 94,920 0 0 0 94,920 35,454 130,374
    1998 71,602 0 0 0 71,602 235,816 95,424
    1999 66,985 0 0 0 66,985 41,680 83,629
    2000 83,586 0 0 0 83,586 434,047 96,871
    2001 72,682 0 0 0 72,682 327,804 85,719
    2002 62,030 0 0 0 62,030 466,662 73,622
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Dioxin Compounds Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Grams of Dioxin Compounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    2000 2.93 0 0 0 2.93 0 2.93
    2001 .1202 0 0 0 .1202 0 54.25
    2002 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: CENTURY FURNITURE INDS. PLANT 1
    Mailing Address: 420 12TH ST. DR. N.W., HICKORY, NC 28601
    Public Contact: BOB JOHNSON
    Phone: (828) 328-1851
    SIC Code: 25 Furniture And Fixtures
    2002 Parent Company: CV INDS. INC.
    Latitude: 35.74072
    Longitude: -81.36508
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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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