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Environmental Release Report: PACKAGING CORP. OF AMERICA
 
 
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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
    List chemicals contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
    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 73,870 1,300
    Suspected Carcinogens 230 7
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 17,505 15,612
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 110 300
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 931,655 4,605
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 110 300
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 112,870 1,300
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 931,765 4,905
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 964,505 5,912
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 39,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,003,725 9,755
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 110 300
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 89,335 4,662
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,042,945 9,512
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,040,255 8,062

    *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 1,141,300 6,100 1,000 0 1,148,400 0 NA
    1989 1,145,250 20,200 7,750 0 1,173,200 0 NA
    1990 2,496,010 131,850 26,005 0 2,653,865 0 NA
    1991 1,981,205 376,150 3,355 0 2,360,710 0 5,431,000
    1992 685,055 90,750 8,305 0 784,110 0 7,702,200
    1993 964,715 92,265 21,730 0 1,078,710 0 8,248,600
    1994 1,181,870 46,779 800 0 1,229,449 0 7,181,330
    1995 1,175,850 42,550 275 0 1,218,675 0 4,735,159
    1996 1,109,550 27,950 520 0 1,138,020 0 3,442,692
    1997 987,850 25,650 71,600 0 1,085,100 0 5,936,500
    1998 1,031,520 17,050 25,210 0 1,073,780 0 4,572,003
    1999 1,066,465 22,000 17,812 0 1,106,277 0 6,937,745
    2000 1,043,695 10,062 16,158 0 1,069,915 0 6,649,863
    2001 919,875 23,232 18,999 0 962,106 0 3,795,007
    2002 1,044,955 26,162 22,432 0 1,093,549 0 4,003,925
    "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 .6539 0 .0068 0 .6607 0 .6607
    2001 .59 0 .1062 0 .6962 0 .6962
    2002 .6715 0 .1045 0 .776 0 .7775
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: PACKAGING CORP. OF AMERICA
    Mailing Address: 5495 LAKE PARK-CLYATTVILLE RD., CLYATTVILLE, GA 31601
    Public Contact: VIRGINIA HOLTON
    Phone: (229) 559-2394
    SIC Code: 26 Paper And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: PACKAGING CORP. OF AMERICA
    Latitude: 30.75545
    Longitude: -83.30777
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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 LOWNDES County on:
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