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Environmental Release Report: BOWATER INC. COATED & SPECIALITY PAPERS DIV.
 
 
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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):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
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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:CHLOROFORM
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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 238,901 9,210
    Suspected Carcinogens 148 14
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 229,371 49,836
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 54 194
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 821,113 8,332
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 152,296 360
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 124,079 17,756
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 816,691 19,324
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 965,545 44,126
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 73,604
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,046,727 123,154
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 54 194
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 375,969 104,117
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,132,574 131,865
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 974,879 58,788

    *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 981,820 157,516 17,097 0 1,156,433 0 NA
    1989 877,197 97,782 5,660 0 980,639 0 NA
    1990 1,118,749 52,143 1,885 0 1,172,777 83 NA
    1991 2,354,255 105,552 2,076 0 2,461,883 5,951 22,881,658
    1992 2,638,637 201,605 1,108,750 0 3,948,992 0 25,853,268
    1993 2,167,795 198,710 63,965 0 2,430,470 0 15,655,329
    1994 1,637,670 20,290 86,275 0 1,744,235 0 18,434,140
    1995 1,235,777 85,977 87,110 0 1,408,864 0 23,241,700
    1996 1,209,616 257,518 168,452 0 1,635,586 0 21,275,040
    1997 1,337,475 263,496 277,369 0 1,878,340 0 18,920,480
    1998 1,130,265 311,985 264,960 0 1,707,210 0 18,650,282
    1999 1,434,963 226,106 202,630 0 1,863,699 0 9,007,231
    2000 1,441,221 192,555 262,060 0 1,895,836 0 7,284,569
    2001 1,225,014 185,993 275,042 0 1,686,048 0 5,341,549
    2002 1,133,455 181,055 443,216 0 1,757,725 0 14,097,523
    "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 1.51 .0866 .9295 0 2.53 0 2.53
    2001 1.45 3.81 13.82 0 19.09 0 19.09
    2002 1.56 3.66 13.83 0 19.04 0 19.04
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: BOWATER INC. COATED & SPECIALITY PAPERS DIV.
    Mailing Address: 5300 CURETON FERRY RD., CATAWBA, SC 29704
    Public Contact: DALE HERENDEEN
    Phone: (803) 981-8009
    SIC Code: 26 Paper And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: BOWATER INC.
    Latitude: 34.84167
    Longitude: -80.89139
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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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