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Environmental Release Report: GULF STATES PAPER CORP. DEMOPOLIS PLANT
 
 
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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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    Rank facilities in ALABAMA or in MARENGO County by chemical releases or waste generation

    *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
    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 27,278 465
    Suspected Carcinogens 102
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 8,113 2,221
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 27 55
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 453,921 0
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 27,278 465
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 438,717 2,186
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 513,910 3,242
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 531,947 30,013
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 27 55
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 116,547 27,792
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 554,354 29,923
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 554,195 3,187

    *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 1,628,600 38,300 370,150 0 2,037,050 0 NA
    1989 672,833 10,150 11,750 0 694,733 0 NA
    1990 727,005 13,505 13,000 0 753,510 0 NA
    1991 829,005 13,610 14,600 0 857,215 0 6,375,560
    1992 877,005 13,650 7,550 0 898,205 0 6,470,965
    1993 885,518 17,680 5,555 0 908,753 0 4,676,165
    1994 863,470 1,960 1,850 0 867,280 0 6,420,990
    1995 758,870 33,400 3,810 0 796,080 0 5,477,906
    1996 935,455 43,845 5,565 0 984,865 0 5,845,293
    1997 639,455 402,010 9,685 0 1,051,150 0 3,384,075
    1998 572,540 108,412 20,725 0 701,677 0 14,435,310
    1999 545,087 93,696 13,745 0 652,528 0 8,810,051
    2000 628,910 80,858 28,978 0 738,746 0 2,537,863
    2001 546,224 65,682 30,710 0 642,615 0 4,792,545
    2002 554,381 30,013 34,298 0 618,692 0 10,121,791
    "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 .7998 0 .0129 0 .8127 0 .8127
    2001 .7854 .255 .0114 0 1.05 0 1.05
    2002 .7128 .2286 .0119 0 .9533 0 .9532
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: GULF STATES PAPER CORP. DEMOPOLIS PLANT
    Mailing Address: 28270 HWY. 80 W., DEMOPOLIS, AL 36732
    Public Contact: DAN MEISSNER
    Phone: (205) 553-6200
    SIC Code: 26 Paper And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: GULF STATES PAPER CORP.
    Latitude: 32.45133
    Longitude: -87.97594
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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 MARENGO County on:
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