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Environmental Release Report: MEADWESTVACO COATED BOARD INC.
 
 
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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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    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 139,137 3,129
    Suspected Carcinogens 203 7
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 112,436 36,175
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 311 746
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 999,636 12,840
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 251,195 3,833
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,001,098 14,480
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,181,815 14,736
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 90,091
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,264,740 57,829
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 302 739
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 312,268 43,923
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,356,770 56,446
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,355,492 13,878

    *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 777,750 42,100 41,081 0 860,931 0 NA
    1989 901,000 27,770 11,277 0 940,047 0 NA
    1990 1,064,430 41,319 18,180 0 1,123,929 0 NA
    1991 1,233,525 3,635 8,051 0 1,245,211 0 12,896,600
    1992 2,160,610 9,796 6,806 0 2,177,212 0 19,078,425
    1993 2,271,863 15,480 7,894 0 2,295,237 0 16,494,613
    1994 3,248,454 9,048 7,764 0 3,265,266 0 9,491,333
    1995 3,331,676 7,750 17,227 0 3,356,653 0 12,073,450
    1996 3,566,456 13,686 14,200 0 3,594,342 0 11,294,790
    1997 2,922,808 10,472 515,030 0 3,448,310 0 10,769,200
    1998 3,094,550 120,918 636,223 0 3,851,691 0 13,278,614
    1999 2,269,007 126,802 808,982 0 3,204,791 0 12,945,337
    2000 1,784,377 79,287 802,947 0 2,666,611 0 9,878,207
    2001 1,819,481 104,938 847,900 0 2,772,319 0 9,766,124
    2002 1,360,340 92,501 924,095 0 2,376,936 0 9,486,653
    "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 .5675 0 .1992 0 .7667 0 .7667
    2001 .6457 0 .1952 0 .8409 0 .8409
    2002 .618 0 .2096 0 .8276 0 .8276
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: MEADWESTVACO COATED BOARD INC.
    Mailing Address: ALABAMA HWY. 165, COTTONTON, AL 36851
    Public Contact: ROBERT CROCKETT
    Phone: (203) 461-7583
    SIC Code: 26 Paper And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: MEADWESTVACO CORP.
    Latitude: 32.17497
    Longitude: -85.03097
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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 RUSSELL County on:
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