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Environmental Release Report: AVX CORP. MYRTLE BEACH
 
 
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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 3
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 133,273
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 3
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 133,270
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 6,192
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 133,273 1
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 133,273
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 133,273
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 3
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 133,270
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 133,270 1
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 6,439 250

    *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 1,305,170 0 0 0 1,305,170 290,921 NA
    1989 1,049,247 0 0 0 1,049,247 298,725 NA
    1990 933,620 0 0 0 933,620 247,880 NA
    1991 996,100 0 0 0 996,100 201,880 1,770,340
    1992 1,185,700 0 0 0 1,185,700 202,757 1,989,617
    1993 244,510 0 0 0 244,510 1,251,886 1,438,894
    1994 258,494 0 0 0 258,494 330,313 1,795,761
    1995 197,540 0 0 0 197,540 830,842 2,658,771
    1996 202,010 0 0 0 202,010 909,285 1,378,040
    1997 59,784 0 0 0 59,784 2,848,072 1,256,198
    1998 64,755 0 0 0 64,755 580,471 786,562
    1999 395,634 32 0 0 395,666 860,043 1,255,709
    2000 111,628 53 0 0 111,681 1,602,354 1,801,995
    2001 102,667 70 0 0 102,737 346,428 452,999
    2002 133,523 251 0 0 133,774 864,009 1,070,028
    "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: AVX CORP. MYRTLE BEACH
    Mailing Address: 801 17TH AVE. S., MYRTLE BEACH, SC 29578
    Public Contact: DENNIS OLDLAND
    Phone: (843) 946-0241
    SIC Code: 36 Electronic & Other Electric Equipment
    2002 Parent Company: KYOCERA CORP.
    Latitude: 33.68003
    Longitude: -78.90956
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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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