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Environmental Release Report: PROCTER & GAMBLE PAPER PRODS. CO.
 
 
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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:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive 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
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 36 1
    Suspected Carcinogens 4
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 41 1
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 36 1
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 151 0
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 36 1
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 36 1
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 37 1
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 41 1
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 37 1
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 36 1
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 155
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 192 1
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 192 1

    *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 13,642 0 0 0 13,642 0 NA
    1989 105,227 2,481 813 0 108,521 0 NA
    1990 103,192 1,351 91 0 104,634 0 NA
    1991 108,860 730 0 0 109,590 0 108,860
    1992 207,247 15,400 0 0 222,647 0 1,722,307
    1993 186,203 16,060 0 0 202,263 0 1,782,603
    1994 182,760 15,000 0 0 197,760 0 1,697,260
    1995 409,052 55,100 0 0 464,152 0 2,130,352
    1996 653,866 56,804 0 0 710,670 0 2,891,192
    1997 771,369 49,505 0 0 820,874 0 2,630,539
    1998 934,284 61,505 0 0 995,789 0 3,202,156
    1999 351,913 42,612 0 0 394,525 367 728,657
    2000 165 0 0 0 165 16 181
    2001 156 0 0 0 156 0 156
    2002 192 1 0 0 193 .900 195
    "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 .0028 .0097 0 0 .0125 .0192 .0317
    2001 .0503 .017 0 0 .0673 .0048 .0721
    2002 .0128 .0195 0 0 .0323 .0019 .0342
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: PROCTER & GAMBLE PAPER PRODS. CO.
    Mailing Address: RTE. 87 P.O. BOX 32, MEHOOPANY, PA 18629
    Public Contact: CHARLES B. O'HARA
    Phone: (570) 833-3478
    SIC Code: 26 Paper And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: PROCTER & GAMBLE CO.
    Latitude: 41.56833
    Longitude: -76.03278
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    • 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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