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Environmental Release Report: BERNHARDT FURNITURE CO.
 
 
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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
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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 500
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 11,506
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 11,506
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 11,506
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 11,506
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 11,506
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 11,506
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 500
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 11,006
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 11,006
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 11,006

    *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 71,204 0 0 0 71,204 0 NA
    1989 153,294 0 0 0 153,294 0 NA
    1990 118,620 0 0 0 118,620 0 NA
    1991 85,500 0 0 0 85,500 31,500 111,107
    1992 27,628 0 0 0 27,628 10,434 38,062
    1993 78,729 0 0 0 78,729 16,021 64,871
    1994 40,239 0 0 0 40,239 635 40,844
    1995 111,267 0 0 0 111,267 6,248 126,646
    1996 103,389 0 0 0 103,389 27,845 35,295
    1997 51,577 0 0 0 51,577 72,337 73,867
    1998 58,062 0 0 0 58,062 7,402 86,898
    1999 41,892 0 0 0 41,892 8,155 50,049
    2000 1,500 0 0 0 1,500 1,500 140,411
    2001 19,808 0 0 0 19,808 0 19,560
    2002 11,506 0 0 0 11,506 0 11,034
    "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: BERNHARDT FURNITURE CO.
    Mailing Address: 1548 MORGANTON BLVD., LENOIR, NC 28645
    Public Contact: JOE RIDDLE
    Phone: (828) 759-6359
    SIC Code: 25 Furniture And Fixtures
    2002 Parent Company: BERNHARDT FURNITURE CO.
    Latitude: 35.901
    Longitude: -81.54833
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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

    Scorecard's report for CALDWELL County on:

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