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Environmental Release Report: WEYERHAEUSER CO. ELKIN PLANT
 
 
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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):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:
    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:FORMALDEHYDE
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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 49,385
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 13
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 13
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 149,399
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 49,385
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 149,412
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 185,918
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 192,351
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 13
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 42,939
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 192,357
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 192,338

    *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
    1989 15,000 0 0 0 15,000 0 NA
    1990 78,848 0 0 0 78,848 0 NA
    1991 94,100 0 0 0 94,100 0 94,100
    1992 90,400 0 0 0 90,400 0 90,400
    1993 40,249 0 0 0 40,249 0 47,480
    1994 32,650 0 0 0 32,650 0 69,092
    1995 84,250 0 0 0 84,250 0 143,324
    1996 513,106 0 0 0 513,106 0 569,558
    1997 551,017 0 0 0 551,017 0 924,017
    1998 568,669 0 15,192 0 583,861 0 567,410
    1999 587,494 0 2,342 0 589,836 0 623,201
    2000 525,325 0 2,446 0 527,771 0 563,120
    2001 215,428 0 288 0 215,716 54 237,966
    2002 192,370 0 303 0 192,673 0 241,541
    "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 .2058 0 0 0 .2058 0 .2068
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: WEYERHAEUSER CO. ELKIN PLANT
    Mailing Address: 184 GENTRY RD., ELKIN, NC 28621
    Public Contact: TOMMY GLISSON
    Phone: (336) 835-5100
    SIC Code: 24 Lumber And Wood Products
    2002 Parent Company: WEYERHAEUSER
    Latitude: 36.25222
    Longitude: -80.79028
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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

    Scorecard's report for SURRY County on:

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