The 1998 Toxic Release submission for Pope & Talbot does not contain a
"Form R" for Arsenic, since the actual relase was considerably below the
cutoff for submitting one. These submissions are the basis for EPA's Toxic
Release Inventory, which is where the Scorecard information comes from.
For the 1997 reporting year, an error was made in calculating Arsenic
emissions and a form was submitted. On December 20, 1999, we provided
information to EPA with a request to delete our 1997 "Form R" submission
for Arsenic, as the emissions are significantly below the cutoff for
We apologize for the error and hope nobody was needlessly alarmed.