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Environmental Release Report: WESTPOINT STEVENS OPELIKA FACILITY
 
 
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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:FORMALDEHYDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:FORMALDEHYDE
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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 15,110 58
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 2,648
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 2,958
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 15,110 58
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 2,958
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 18,068 58
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 18,068 58
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 17,758 58
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 18,068 58
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 18,068 58

    *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 20,598 0 0 0 20,598 0 NA
    1989 30,124 0 0 0 30,124 0 NA
    1990 72,015 0 0 0 72,015 188 NA
    1991 185,639 0 0 0 185,639 311 218,599
    1992 10,783 0 0 0 10,783 224 100,820
    1993 25,897 0 0 0 25,897 25,459 297,170
    1994 46,113 0 0 0 46,113 447 464,590
    1995 57,838 52 0 0 57,890 248 289,900
    1996 26,660 54 0 0 26,714 32 320,370
    1997 25,784 18 0 0 25,802 22 38,100
    1998 21,853 47 0 0 21,900 28 22,160
    1999 17,225 30 0 0 17,255 18 31,970
    2000 16,638 39 0 0 16,677 24 16,900
    2001 13,504 32 0 0 13,536 19 13,735
    2002 18,068 58 0 0 18,126 285 19,985
    "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: WESTPOINT STEVENS OPELIKA FACILITY
    Mailing Address: 2401 B FIRST AVE., OPELIKA, AL 36801
    Public Contact: TONI CAUBLE
    Phone: (706) 645-4000
    SIC Code: 22 Textile Mill Products
    2002 Parent Company: NA
    Latitude: 32.63225
    Longitude: -85.41581
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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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