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Environmental Release Report: KENT CORP.
 
 
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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
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 7,989
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 7,989
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 7,989
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 7,989
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 7,989
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 7,989
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 7,989
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 7,989
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 7,989

    *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 24,187 0 0 0 24,187 80,767 NA
    1989 20,780 0 0 0 20,780 33,599 NA
    1990 25,000 0 0 0 25,000 37,000 NA
    1991 22,400 0 0 0 22,400 22,900 45,300
    1992 32,800 0 0 0 32,800 26,850 64,850
    1993 27,600 0 0 0 27,600 24,700 52,300
    1994 25,000 0 0 0 25,000 28,200 53,200
    1995 28,100 0 0 0 28,100 37,300 65,400
    1996 26,400 0 0 0 26,400 41,000 67,400
    1997 25,300 0 0 0 25,300 54,000 52,500
    1998 20,547 0 0 0 20,547 27,742 48,289
    1999 22,311 0 0 0 22,311 29,536 48,379
    2000 13,132 0 0 0 13,132 15,904 29,032
    2001 10,024 0 0 0 10,024 14,780 24,805
    2002 7,989 0 0 0 7,989 7,096 15,085
    "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: KENT CORP.
    Mailing Address: 4446 PINSON VALLEY PKY.HWY.79 & KENT RD., BIRMINGHAM, AL 35217
    Public Contact: WILLIAM J. HYDE
    Phone: (205) 853-3420
    SIC Code: 25 Furniture And Fixtures
    2002 Parent Company: KENT CORP.
    Latitude: 33.60449
    Longitude: -86.76147
    Facilities are encouraged to respond to the information presented in Scorecard.
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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 JEFFERSON County on:

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