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Environmental Release Report: BLUE RIDGE PAPER PRODS. INC.
 
 
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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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    *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: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 182,978 9,723
    Suspected Carcinogens 7,720 16
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 148,235 1,621
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 8,092 113
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,826,242 32,534
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 271,378 11,823
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,775,416 34,887
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,927,902 34,193
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 322,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 2,062,289 109,885
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 748 113
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 276,353 77,430
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 2,334,883 111,678
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 2,332,583 46,088

    *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 2,138,015 43,800 0 0 2,181,815 1,679,867 NA
    1989 2,370,546 63,200 0 0 2,433,746 1,067,120 NA
    1990 2,014,506 485,900 0 0 2,500,406 51,921 NA
    1991 3,233,716 170,400 0 0 3,404,116 51,341 13,993,100
    1992 3,619,706 175,200 0 0 3,794,906 46,081 14,630,900
    1993 2,144,501 210,180 0 0 2,354,681 12,077 14,744,240
    1994 4,672,417 283,743 0 0 4,956,160 15,177 21,566,665
    1995 4,341,619 62,851 0 0 4,404,470 14,082 21,653,486
    1996 2,985,837 13,590 0 0 2,999,427 2,867 18,689,650
    1997 2,799,026 76,743 0 0 2,875,769 274,412 18,829,882
    1998 2,396,377 91,812 0 0 2,488,189 295,395 18,400,922
    1999 2,741,511 91,152 0 0 2,832,663 268,677 18,441,572
    2000 2,735,786 121,366 0 0 2,857,152 320,906 18,606,167
    2001 2,782,668 114,252 0 0 2,896,920 329,086 18,484,979
    2002 2,338,094 121,105 0 0 2,459,199 0 18,129,399
    "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 .9 0 0 0 .9 .7 1.60
    2001 .8709 0 0 0 .8709 .5936 1.47
    2002 .8477 0 0 0 .8477 0 1.38
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: BLUE RIDGE PAPER PRODS. INC.
    Mailing Address: 175 MAIN ST., CANTON, NC 28716
    Public Contact: DERRIC BROWN
    Phone: (828) 646-2318
    SIC Code: 26 Paper And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: BLUE RIDGE HOLDING CORP.
    Latitude: 35.53556
    Longitude: -82.84194
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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:

    Scorecard's report for HAYWOOD County on:
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