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Environmental Release Report: RIVERWOOD INTL. CORP.
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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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
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY 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 66,360
    Suspected Carcinogens 42
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 352 1,200
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 202
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 548,150
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 108,460
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 548,920 1,200
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 800,110 1,200
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 95,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 827,252 1,200
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 160
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 279,050
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 923,760 1,200
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 920,950 1,200

    *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 1,207,451 3,800 250 0 1,211,501 2,320,954 NA
    1989 1,210,000 5,710 0 0 1,215,710 2,371,380 NA
    1990 3,064,640 5,430 0 0 3,070,070 2,275,150 NA
    1991 1,028,000 4,200 0 0 1,032,200 2,078,300 9,453,750
    1992 1,414,000 3,830 0 0 1,417,830 874,680 9,555,160
    1993 729,330 3,410 0 0 732,740 53,490 6,836,731
    1994 1,166,725 2,600 0 0 1,169,325 37,486 17,396,506
    1995 1,124,205 2,000 0 0 1,126,205 31,194 5,598,144
    1996 1,086,115 1,000 0 0 1,087,115 39,586 5,166,296
    1997 1,182,095 1,600 440,000 0 1,623,695 168,838 6,090,606
    1998 1,180,695 1,700 105,400 0 1,287,795 138,597 5,434,497
    1999 1,344,675 3,000 106,200 0 1,453,875 137,682 5,911,982
    2000 1,196,180 1,100 3,860 0 1,201,140 110,308 4,483,099
    2001 937,149 1,300 28,501 0 966,950 123,455 8,135,259
    2002 924,762 1,200 62,066 0 988,028 75,876 10,691,986
    "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 .7917 0 0 0 .7917 0 .7917
    2001 .865 0 0 0 .865 0 .865
    2002 .727 0 0 0 .727 0 .727
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: RIVERWOOD INTL. CORP.
    Mailing Address: 100 RIVERWOOD INT'L WAY, MACON, GA 31206
    Public Contact: MARION BARD
    Phone: (478) 784-4411
    SIC Code: 26 Paper And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: NA
    Latitude: 32.79731
    Longitude: -83.67768
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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

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