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Environmental Release Report: INTERNATIONAL PAPER RIVERDALE 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:LEAD
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 47,452 2,932
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 18,952 4,667
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 47 1,462
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 791,710 8,385
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 952 1,512
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 104,307 14,882
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 792,452 9,847
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 933,202 21,667
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 92,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 922,912 82,967
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 47 1,462
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 148,670 73,085
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,017,277 94,847
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,015,452 36,917

    *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 2,622,055 19,723 750 0 2,642,528 0 NA
    1989 1,514,555 15,050 1,050 0 1,530,655 0 NA
    1990 1,510,945 281,970 5,168 0 1,798,083 0 NA
    1991 1,086,535 305,970 5,068 0 1,397,573 0 37,797,200
    1992 1,182,885 60,500 97 0 1,243,482 11,000 16,207,365
    1993 1,071,095 180,016 37 0 1,251,148 10,000 14,537,326
    1994 1,919,109 29,591 5 0 1,948,705 3,500 14,897,245
    1995 1,907,605 357,280 10 0 2,264,895 880 17,930,795
    1996 829,473 176,812 0 0 1,006,285 3,300 16,437,288
    1997 791,578 275,575 71,000 0 1,138,153 6,000 16,460,364
    1998 783,195 172,545 448,000 0 1,403,740 3,000 16,311,990
    1999 841,386 161,422 236,005 0 1,238,813 0 18,907,674
    2000 924,499 56,435 206,000 0 1,186,934 0 3,792,470
    2001 928,339 49,822 206,000 0 1,184,161 880 3,696,570
    2002 1,017,327 111,967 206,781 0 1,336,074 1,100 3,873,869
    "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 .9 .15 .03 0 1.08 0 .84
    2001 .84 .12 .03 0 .99 0 .982
    2002 .773 .117 .03 0 .92 0 .92
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: INTERNATIONAL PAPER RIVERDALE MILL
    Mailing Address: 601 COUNTY RD. 78, SELMA, AL 36701
    Public Contact: DAVID A. JORDAN
    Phone: (334) 872-3481
    SIC Code: 26 Paper And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: INTERNATIONAL PAPER
    Latitude: 32.42672
    Longitude: -86.87069
    Facilities are encouraged to respond to the information presented in Scorecard.
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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 DALLAS County on:
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