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Environmental Release Report: APPLETON PAPERS INC.
 
 
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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:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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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 494 29
    Suspected Carcinogens 27 3
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 521 32
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 501 20
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 56,215
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 9,964 1,329
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 56,694 20
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 82,034 1,532
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 30,300
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 73,141 1,929
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 494 20
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 16,475 1,903
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 103,145 3,203
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 102,561 1,552

    *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 113,950 5,600 1,450 0 121,000 3,400 NA
    1989 147,450 17,450 250 0 165,150 1,800 NA
    1990 147,304 10,060 14 0 157,378 1,000 NA
    1991 175,661 8,910 13 0 184,584 970 1,836,630
    1992 210,408 10,021 19 0 220,448 700 1,964,110
    1993 207,536 15,350 30,033 0 252,919 1,100 1,839,730
    1994 184,576 13,370 18 0 197,964 755 2,011,560
    1995 195,521 15,100 24 0 210,645 699 1,946,460
    1996 220,603 4,890 14 0 225,507 609 1,560,400
    1997 203,790 3,625 2,775 0 210,190 32,752 1,688,063
    1998 123,275 4,473 0 0 127,748 30,258 1,816,600
    1999 122,266 5,112 0 0 127,378 39,928 1,864,360
    2000 152,788 4,401 0 0 157,189 39,439 1,809,328
    2001 152,987 2,784 0 0 155,771 31,737 1,669,845
    2002 103,652 3,272 0 0 106,924 24,780 1,713,392
    "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 .34 .65 0 0 .99 .017 1.01
    2001 .29 0 0 0 .29 .04 .33
    2002 .33 0 0 0 .33 .016 .34
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: APPLETON PAPERS INC.
    Mailing Address: 100 PAPER MILL RD., ROARING SPRING, PA 16673
    Public Contact: JAMES K. BAIRD P.E.
    Phone: (814) 224-6365
    SIC Code: 26 Paper And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: APPLETON PAPERS INC.
    Latitude: 40.34196
    Longitude: -78.39476
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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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