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Environmental Release Report: GE LIGHTING SYS. INC.
 
 
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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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    Top Ranked Noncancer 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 1
    Suspected Carcinogens 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 26 5
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 6
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 15 5
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 26 5
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 21 5
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 16
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 20 5
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 3,971 5
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 3,961

    *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 35,200 775 0 0 35,975 35 NA
    1989 28,000 814 0 0 28,814 83,048 NA
    1990 19,312 814 0 0 20,126 0 NA
    1991 20,570 288 0 0 20,858 135,650 882,110
    1992 18,970 293 0 0 19,263 167,290 927,920
    1993 25,365 306 0 0 25,671 306,890 1,066,240
    1994 23,210 277 0 0 23,487 298,440 747,270
    1995 17,615 3,165 0 0 20,780 552,014 983,850
    1996 21,365 250 0 0 21,615 304,801 511,220
    1997 21,715 5 0 0 21,720 598,510 862,311
    1998 13,865 250 0 0 14,115 532,819 1,085,291
    1999 15,010 5 0 0 15,015 442,800 784,180
    2000 8,260 5 0 0 8,265 322,761 858,730
    2001 8,512 5 0 0 8,517 454,525 755,594
    2002 3,976 5 0 0 3,981 447,844 778,256
    "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 .04628 0 0 0 .04628 .1506 .1969
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: GE LIGHTING SYS. INC.
    Mailing Address: 3010 SPARTANBURG HWY., HENDERSONVILLE, NC 28739
    Public Contact: JAMIE HILL
    Phone: (828) 693-2534
    SIC Code: 36 Electronic & Other Electric Equipment
    2002 Parent Company: GE CO.
    Latitude: 35.27194
    Longitude: -82.40972
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  • Links

    • Scorecard's Superfund 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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