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Environmental Release Report: INTERNATIONAL PAPER RIEGELWOOD MILL
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
    Cleanest/Best Facilities in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Facilities in US
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    Total environmental releases:
    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:
    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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    Rank facilities in NORTH CAROLINA or in COLUMBUS County by chemical releases or waste generation

    *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:CHLOROMETHANE
    List chemicals contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals contributing to noncancer risk

    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 101,928 11,645
    Suspected Carcinogens 29,655 .610
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 139,434 1,066
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 29,537 166
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 2,305,885 13,843
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 211,253 15,780
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 2,312,692 17,166
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 2,605,331 26,381
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 321,693
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 2,662,416 68,682
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 255 165
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 341,748 54,115
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 3,009,188 72,531
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 3,008,993 28,021

    *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 3,262,240 23,510 1,135,700 0 4,421,450 0 NA
    1989 2,080,050 21,610 28,500 0 2,130,160 0 NA
    1990 2,278,250 31,410 36,200 0 2,345,860 0 NA
    1991 2,985,210 27,150 32,500 0 3,044,860 0 22,247,100
    1992 3,310,690 20,502 42,000 0 3,373,192 0 22,184,060
    1993 1,896,081 22,080 42,000 0 1,960,161 0 19,041,900
    1994 3,011,910 19,001 37,700 0 3,068,611 0 16,043,001
    1995 3,452,410 225,401 37,000 0 3,714,811 0 18,536,123
    1996 3,129,010 193,381 0 0 3,322,391 0 23,041,381
    1997 3,014,179 194,191 370,900 29,100 3,608,370 0 23,311,061
    1998 2,886,560 249,095 554,352 29,100 3,719,107 0 21,691,101
    1999 3,350,914 392,090 217,506 0 3,960,510 0 26,493,457
    2000 3,065,593 289,484 264,734 0 3,619,811 0 22,974,753
    2001 2,790,786 226,188 336,074 0 3,353,048 1,000 4,521,378
    2002 3,010,219 75,371 220,537 0 3,306,126 0 23,336,681
    "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 1.50 .03 .25 0 1.78 0 1.80
    2001 1.50 .03 .96 0 2.49 0 2.50
    2002 1.50 .03 1.05 0 2.58 0 2.60
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: INTERNATIONAL PAPER RIEGELWOOD MILL
    Mailing Address: 865 JOHN L.RIEGEL RD., RIEGELWOOD, NC 28456
    Public Contact: KIMBERLY GILL
    Phone: (910) 655-6525
    SIC Code: 26 Paper And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: INTERNATIONAL PAPER
    Latitude: 34.35083
    Longitude: -78.20139
    Facilities are encouraged to respond to the information presented in Scorecard.
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  • Links

    • 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:

    Scorecard's report for COLUMBUS County on:
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