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Environmental Release Report: BOISE
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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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:ACETALDEHYDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:AMMONIA
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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 38,000 690
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,250
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 429,565 690
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 38,170 4,190
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 423,250 690
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 482,350
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 520,560 19,690
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 104,875 19,000
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 527,435 23,190
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 527,088 690

    *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 963,855 84,400 285,870 0 1,334,125 0 NA
    1989 978,310 105,800 8,076 0 1,092,186 0 NA
    1990 1,035,845 75,400 5,635 0 1,116,880 0 NA
    1991 729,839 93,900 5,478 0 829,217 0 11,368,122
    1992 565,703 78,900 3,548 0 648,151 0 8,835,681
    1993 384,364 22,200 2,116 0 408,680 0 11,345,480
    1994 638,337 137,060 2,812 0 778,209 0 8,294,500
    1995 628,233 239,900 2,589 0 870,722 0 10,986,415
    1996 670,218 34,640 2,847 0 707,705 0 11,094,610
    1997 671,582 123,440 49,648 0 844,670 0 10,907,420
    1998 506,568 50,260 44,523 0 601,351 0 8,300,410
    1999 512,513 80,830 0 0 593,343 23,018 10,380,530
    2000 519,801 34,320 0 0 554,121 20,020 11,378,330
    2001 486,256 20,720 0 0 506,976 19,794 8,407,670
    2002 527,468 23,190 0 0 550,658 0 9,351,450
    "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 .12 0 0 0 .12 .76 113
    2001 .12 0 0 0 .12 .48 112
    2002 .13 0 0 0 .13 0 121
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: BOISE
    Mailing Address: 400 2ND ST., INTERNATIONAL FALLS, MN 56649
    Public Contact: ROBERT W. ANDERSON
    Phone: (218) 285-5312
    SIC Code: 26 Paper And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: BOISE CASCADE CORP.
    Latitude: 48.60366
    Longitude: -93.405
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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:

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