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Environmental Release Report: PACKAGING CORP. OF AMERICA COUNCE MILL
 
 
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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
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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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 236,020 11,200
    Suspected Carcinogens 28,431 17
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 70,961 2,122
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 28,801 850
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,481,855 8,700
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 436,770 12,700
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,510,630 9,550
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,699,030 21,517
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 250,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,714,861 89,205
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 770 850
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 256,560 80,417
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,965,215 89,622
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,957,115 26,622

    *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 712,005 9,900 1,010,000 0 1,731,905 0 NA
    1989 413,255 9,400 250 0 422,905 55,000 NA
    1990 365,855 7,000 0 0 372,855 0 NA
    1991 1,068,150 192,490 0 0 1,260,640 0 47,662,110
    1992 1,332,112 101,050 0 0 1,433,162 0 47,340,446
    1993 1,380,560 91,138 45,000 0 1,516,698 0 23,276,313
    1994 2,211,500 1,584 27,000 0 2,240,084 0 15,290,508
    1995 2,210,750 13,755 19,000 0 2,243,505 0 8,457,203
    1996 2,168,505 11,008 0 0 2,179,513 0 9,241,004
    1997 2,292,985 19,505 66,500 0 2,378,990 0 9,785,506
    1998 2,452,955 8,110 15,700 0 2,476,765 0 9,442,605
    1999 2,564,410 7,472 62,000 0 2,633,882 0 9,895,708
    2000 2,549,274 17,212 149,537 0 2,716,023 0 9,472,611
    2001 2,564,291 90,077 89,630 0 2,743,997 0 9,730,164
    2002 1,967,218 90,727 115,450 0 2,173,395 0 13,866,191
    "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 2.60 0 .0066 0 2.61 0 2.60
    2001 1.70 0 0 0 1.70 0 1.70
    2002 1.60 0 0 0 1.60 0 1.60
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: PACKAGING CORP. OF AMERICA COUNCE MILL
    Mailing Address: HWY. 57, COUNCE, TN 38326
    Public Contact: MIKE CUNNINGHAM
    Phone: (731) 689-3111
    SIC Code: 26 Paper And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: NA
    Latitude: 35.04667
    Longitude: -88.26722
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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 HARDIN County on:
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