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Environmental Release Report: DOMTAR A.W. CORP. NEKOOSA 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
    List chemicals contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY 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 5,364 1,408
    Suspected Carcinogens 89 9
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 4,907 133,065
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 96 67
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 215,847 5,663
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 99,165 1,408
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 215,908 5,730
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 363,523 18,532
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 155,547
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 269,800 50,935
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 67 67
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 58,680 45,175
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 425,448 50,838
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 425,411 23,083

    *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 592,075 10,794 83 0 602,952 36,000 NA
    1989 707,400 10,779 88 0 718,267 0 NA
    1990 665,226 10,423 2 83 675,734 0 NA
    1991 734,605 11,520 42 0 746,167 0 21,974,942
    1992 536,855 11,715 42 0 548,612 0 24,668,550
    1993 546,799 835 971 0 548,605 0 5,594,135
    1994 1,712,826 23,087 256 0 1,736,169 0 6,996,080
    1995 1,246,111 704,909 2,740 0 1,953,760 0 7,250,812
    1996 1,280,140 257,169 2,646 0 1,539,955 0 6,809,209
    1997 1,456,669 320,752 163,996 0 1,941,417 0 7,186,259
    1998 1,463,714 804,638 152,246 0 2,420,598 0 7,741,513
    1999 1,548,720 446,748 195,546 0 2,191,014 15,000 7,511,863
    2000 502,576 314,703 25,347 0 842,626 52,198 7,668,156
    2001 455,377 205,710 49,633 0 710,721 41,237 6,593,952
    2002 425,616 188,512 50,688 0 664,816 9,800 5,498,529
    "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 .5028 0 .07 0 .5728 .1 .6805
    2001 .4438 1.03 .1276 0 1.60 .0038 1.61
    2002 .5357 0 .5187 0 1.05 0 1.06
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: DOMTAR A.W. CORP. NEKOOSA MILL
    Mailing Address: MARKET ST., NEKOOSA, WI 54469
    Public Contact: CRAIG TIMM
    Phone: (715) 887-5061
    SIC Code: 26 Paper And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: DOMTAR INC.
    Latitude: 44.31533
    Longitude: -89.8941
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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 WOOD County on:
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