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Environmental Release Report: BOISE CASCADE CORP.
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
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    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:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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    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 54,380 4,530
    Suspected Carcinogens 180 11
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 9,220 1,341
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 30 80
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 343,855 7,950
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 89,130 6,430
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 343,140 8,780
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 410,120 9,241
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 34,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 425,090 49,730
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 30 80
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 91,885 40,961
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 460,745 51,311
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 459,995 11,661

    *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 1,140,405 7,650 1,876 0 1,149,931 0 NA
    1989 1,003,915 8,810 1,119 0 1,013,844 0 NA
    1990 923,775 95,786 1,046 0 1,020,607 0 NA
    1991 1,149,205 107,510 613 0 1,257,328 0 9,129,170
    1992 947,965 93,550 691 0 1,042,206 0 12,951,438
    1993 628,725 83,430 100 0 712,255 0 8,741,531
    1994 586,270 94,905 20 0 681,195 0 10,645,795
    1995 467,741 145,576 1,120 0 614,437 0 10,284,302
    1996 503,724 144,445 950 0 649,119 0 8,689,448
    1997 551,525 132,858 64,021 0 748,404 0 8,785,849
    1998 427,108 103,815 27,400 0 558,323 15,640 8,356,800
    1999 473,710 81,603 3,600 0 558,913 11,430 6,442,816
    2000 462,045 59,989 20,700 0 542,734 2,322 5,601,343
    2001 445,480 57,911 19,450 0 522,841 502 8,040,859
    2002 461,028 51,641 9,430 0 522,099 502 7,945,552
    "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 .44 3.10 0 0 3.54 0 3.50
    2001 .4393 1.98 0 0 2.42 0 2.42
    2002 .4049 2.02 0 0 2.42 0 2.42
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: BOISE CASCADE CORP.
    Mailing Address: 307 W. INDUSTRIAL RD., JACKSON, AL 36545
    Public Contact: JAMES G. DEWITT
    Phone: (334) 246-8212
    SIC Code: 26 Paper And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: BOISE CASCADE CORP.
    Latitude: 31.49697
    Longitude: -87.89672
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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:

    Scorecard's report for CLARKE County on:
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