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Environmental Release Report: LOUISIANA-PACIFIC CORP.
 
 
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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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    Cancer 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:FORMALDEHYDE
    List chemicals contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD 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 201,064 6
    Suspected Carcinogens 7
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 409,772 6
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 69
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,620,702 12
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 201,064 6
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,620,797 12
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,706,149 1,743
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,764,274 1,746
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 69
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 553,206 1,740
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,764,212 1,746
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,764,142 1,746

    *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 131,482 9,560 4,480 0 145,522 6,123 NA
    1989 129,584 8,452 7,650 0 145,686 3,877 NA
    1990 155,750 1,000 10 0 156,760 30 NA
    1991 154,750 4,350 255 0 159,355 1,755 856,000
    1992 192,005 800 255 0 193,060 770 1,097,000
    1993 223,505 16,750 755 0 241,010 1,515 1,345,000
    1994 182,755 18,250 250 0 201,255 760 1,791,000
    1995 270,260 7,005 750 0 278,015 1,760 1,577,300
    1996 312,010 8,250 755 0 321,015 1,755 1,593,000
    1997 315,260 6,150 750 0 322,160 6,520 1,754,000
    1998 264,010 2,205 250 0 266,465 790 588,100
    1999 326,510 500 10 0 327,020 20 408,500
    2000 1,029,510 255 10 0 1,029,775 15 1,115,430
    2001 1,236,014 500 436 0 1,236,950 188 1,328,428
    2002 1,764,308 1,746 35,279 0 1,801,333 206 1,813,678
    "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
    2001 .1951 0 .0426 0 .2377 0 .2377
    2002 .197 0 .0221 0 .2191 .02002 .2391
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: LOUISIANA-PACIFIC CORP.
    Mailing Address: HWY. 268, ROARING RIVER, NC 28669
    Public Contact: JOHN JOYCE
    Phone: (704) 632-4726
    SIC Code: 24 Lumber And Wood Products
    2002 Parent Company: LOUISIANA-PACIFIC CORP.
    Latitude: 36.19417
    Longitude: -81.03556
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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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