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Environmental Release Report: FORT JAMES OPERATING CO. SAVANNAH RIVER MILL
 
 
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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:CHLOROFORM
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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 58,619 946
    Suspected Carcinogens 15 .222
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 109,316 55,546
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 34 .222
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 167,145 1,236
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 58,500 946
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 154,119
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 174,846 2,956
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 322,346 4,486
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 239,700
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 168,361 4,486
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 19
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 59,100 4,196
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 408,127 4,486
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 349,627 3,540

    *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 253,661 860 0 0 254,521 0 NA
    1989 210,450 1,359 87,150 0 298,959 0 NA
    1990 208,673 660 110,820 0 320,153 0 NA
    1991 187,255 855 141,620 0 329,730 0 4,397,385
    1992 251,850 850 130,920 0 383,620 0 3,379,700
    1993 224,005 1,000 81,750 0 306,755 0 3,192,860
    1994 223,400 1,500 76,750 0 301,650 0 2,138,670
    1995 237,655 3,200 161,810 0 402,665 0 1,259,800
    1996 238,835 113,250 237,750 0 589,835 0 1,390,700
    1997 263,205 42,330 144,810 0 450,345 0 1,423,900
    1998 287,655 52,450 157,750 0 497,855 0 1,295,000
    1999 350,655 46,940 125,500 0 523,095 0 1,598,200
    2000 559,464 241,550 246,910 0 1,047,924 0 2,323,647
    2001 357,284 88,360 110,823 0 556,468 0 1,595,768
    2002 415,161 60,806 7,310 0 483,277 0 1,584,005
    "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 .5439 0 1.77 0 2.32 0 2.32
    2001 .5288 0 .304 0 .8329 0 .8329
    2002 .5558 0 0 0 .5558 0 .5558
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: FORT JAMES OPERATING CO. SAVANNAH RIVER MILL
    Mailing Address: 393 FORT HOWARD RD., RINCON, GA 31326
    Public Contact: CHARLES HOOD
    Phone: (404) 652-6483
    SIC Code: 26 Paper And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: GEORGIA-PACIFIC CORP.
    Latitude: 32.33194
    Longitude: -81.20306
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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

    Information about whether this facility is in compliance with applicable environmental laws is available from EPA's Sector Facility Indexing Project:

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