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Environmental Release Report: P. H. GLATFELTER CO. - SPRING GROVE MILL
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
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    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
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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
    List chemicals contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY COMPOUNDS
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    See Scorecard's estimates of the health risks associated with outdoor air pollution for this area
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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 11,474 2,372
    Suspected Carcinogens 121 .400
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 119,865 23,912
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 79 53
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 332,676 751
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 570,258 3,275
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 390,517 1,348
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,069,464 3,925
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 948,293
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 517,117 5,388
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 37 53
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 154,202 5,027
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,475,592 6,235
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,475,281 16,828

    *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 843,300 3,400 172,300 0 1,019,000 0 NA
    1989 1,160,017 5,050 170,316 0 1,335,383 0 NA
    1990 1,214,055 4,250 195,517 0 1,413,822 0 NA
    1991 1,616,655 4,350 182,304 0 1,803,309 0 27,099,500
    1992 1,710,655 4,350 236,005 0 1,951,010 0 28,307,400
    1993 1,811,655 6,532 764 0 1,818,951 0 25,668,710
    1994 1,492,767 1,943 563 0 1,495,273 0 24,622,454
    1995 1,596,635 2,139 320 0 1,599,094 0 20,244,614
    1996 1,575,150 5,256 31,538 0 1,611,944 14,326 6,347,705
    1997 1,535,940 3,240 27,970 0 1,567,150 29,848 6,505,046
    1998 1,423,587 21,670 63,714 0 1,508,971 37,435 6,357,160
    1999 1,435,787 48,006 41,621 0 1,525,414 54,039 6,323,320
    2000 1,414,222 47,118 68,680 0 1,530,019 43,141 6,283,256
    2001 1,418,083 46,625 59,389 0 1,524,097 48,167 6,324,313
    2002 1,475,982 42,896 101,782 0 1,620,661 58,241 6,358,287
    "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 .6076 1.59 9.97 0 12.16 .0898 21.95
    2001 .5857 .9253 4.48 0 5.99 .0834 11.03
    2002 .6555 .8632 3.51 0 5.03 .0611 9.58
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: P. H. GLATFELTER CO. - SPRING GROVE MILL
    Mailing Address: 228 S. MAIN ST., SPRING GROVE, PA 17362
    Public Contact: HELEN MARSTELLER
    Phone: (717) 845-1098
    SIC Code: 26 Paper And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: NA
    Latitude: 39.87778
    Longitude: -76.84722
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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

    Information about whether this facility is in compliance with applicable environmental laws is available from EPA's Sector Facility Indexing Project:

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