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Environmental Release Report: COLUMBUS PULP & PAPER COMPLEX
 
 
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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 MISSISSIPPI or in LOWNDES 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 121,620 13,685
    Suspected Carcinogens 180 10
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 106,405 233,620
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 70 30
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 535,700 17,770
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 152,830 25,755
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 516,720 18,050
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 636,700 12,415
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 815,935 86,150
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 70 30
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 279,990 67,920
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 835,455 98,125
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 801,740 33,490

    *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 27,400 9,000 0 0 36,400 0 NA
    1989 118,700 93 0 0 118,793 0 NA
    1990 217,510 3,600 10 0 221,120 0 NA
    1991 493,310 4,700 5 0 498,015 400 19,969,400
    1992 155,910 5,460 5 0 161,375 400 17,970,000
    1993 590,130 3,670 5 0 593,805 160 16,760,740
    1994 622,890 1,565 5 0 624,460 100 12,716,950
    1995 652,470 1,690 5 0 654,165 0 10,631,720
    1997 572,510 60,760 3,675 0 636,945 0 8,864,800
    1998 610,270 65,480 2,400 0 678,150 0 8,563,630
    1999 931,100 240,980 64,275 0 1,236,355 0 9,803,340
    2000 747,252 236,818 409,888 0 1,393,958 0 12,255,887
    2001 827,520 246,980 360,970 0 1,435,470 0 12,716,570
    2002 835,530 339,360 257,075 0 1,431,965 0 12,716,320
    "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 1.20 .0017 13.84 0 15.05 0 15.00
    2001 1.29 .0018 8.98 0 10.27 0 10.27
    2002 1.39 .0017 7.66 0 9.05 0 9.05
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: COLUMBUS PULP & PAPER COMPLEX
    Mailing Address: CARSON RD., COLUMBUS, MS 39703
    Public Contact: MIKE WHITE
    Phone: (662) 243-4555
    SIC Code: 26 Paper And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: WEYERHAEUSER PAPER CO.
    Latitude: 33.43472
    Longitude: -88.44111
    Facilities are encouraged to respond to the information presented in Scorecard.
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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 LOWNDES County on:
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