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Environmental Release Report: GREAT SOUTHERN PAPER CO.
 
 
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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:MERCURY 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 172,403 1,476
    Suspected Carcinogens 227 2
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 25,563 17,148
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 284 200
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 2,143,336 80,130
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 236,403 3,176
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 2,148,536 81,930
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 2,290,982 85,853
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 163,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 2,374,423 112,851
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 200 200
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 256,082 32,437
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 2,538,282 114,137
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 2,530,182 93,453

    *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 3,210,000 21,800 199,000 0 3,430,800 1,505 NA
    1989 3,180,750 17,700 419,000 0 3,617,450 0 NA
    1990 2,720,750 13,200 116,000 0 2,849,950 5,260 NA
    1991 1,601,500 18,200 364,000 0 1,983,700 0 22,041,200
    1992 1,293,530 19,060 542,419 0 1,855,009 0 19,545,500
    1993 1,760,100 20,050 742,370 0 2,522,520 0 16,944,170
    1994 2,564,400 113,380 821,621 0 3,499,401 0 11,156,570
    1995 2,591,713 23,596 540,818 0 3,156,127 2,300 10,476,304
    1996 2,529,413 29,590 518,137 0 3,077,140 510 9,526,234
    1997 2,461,677 81,319 655,933 0 3,198,929 3,356 10,961,000
    1998 2,449,036 77,695 349,957 0 2,876,688 1,680 19,120,250
    1999 2,587,581 63,906 316,489 0 2,967,976 2,005 8,557,200
    2000 2,579,026 79,594 467,046 0 3,125,666 13,157 8,525,560
    2001 2,583,345 138,875 332,336 0 3,054,556 12,446 9,915,551
    2002 2,543,767 139,553 354,160 0 3,037,481 15,957 14,174,340
    "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 2.43 0 .29 0 2.72 0 2.72
    2001 1.34 0 .58 0 1.92 0 1.92
    2002 1.28 0 .21 0 1.49 0 1.49
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: GREAT SOUTHERN PAPER CO.
    Mailing Address: HWY. 273 W., CEDAR SPRINGS, GA 31732
    Public Contact: WILLIAM L. MEYER
    Phone: (229) 372-5314
    SIC Code: 26 Paper And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: GEORGIA PACIFIC CORP.
    Latitude: 31.16833
    Longitude: -85.09528
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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 EARLY County on:
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