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Environmental Release Report: GEORGIA-PACIFIC CORP. PORT HUDSON OPS.
 
 
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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
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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 73,558 3,498
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 21,618 332
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 136 21
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 380,408 59,325
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 143,268 8,724
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 377,016 59,429
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 493,772 67,411
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 88,862
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 488,166 171,102
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 136 21
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 135,466 111,457
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 581,268 176,101
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 580,373 84,971

    *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 1,836,300 37,782 27,350 0 1,901,432 0 NA
    1989 1,107,500 13,750 26,500 0 1,147,750 0 NA
    1990 1,043,155 14,000 4,350 0 1,061,505 0 NA
    1991 2,363,405 16,000 5,705 0 2,385,110 0 20,006,024
    1992 2,202,005 15,400 5,600 0 2,223,005 0 18,669,100
    1993 2,110,705 23,000 3,770 0 2,137,475 0 18,251,600
    1994 1,874,110 7,205 11,255 0 1,892,570 0 26,542,151
    1995 1,947,310 36,355 3,655 0 1,987,320 0 14,690,112
    1996 1,786,185 32,855 2,468 0 1,821,508 0 18,652,372
    1997 1,797,691 292,361 270,467 0 2,360,519 0 19,801,741
    1998 1,538,332 290,940 244,635 0 2,073,907 0 17,417,062
    1999 1,225,822 188,759 204,235 0 1,618,816 0 17,088,483
    2000 2,899,061 161,810 231,669 0 3,292,540 0 16,699,316
    2001 1,060,172 187,754 90,314 0 1,338,241 0 16,817,170
    2002 581,570 190,683 183,592 0 955,844 0 16,512,616
    "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 .7056 3.18 2.99 0 6.87 0 7.29
    2001 1.21 3.18 3.05 0 7.44 0 7.45
    2002 1.25 3.32 3.37 0 7.93 0 7.93
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: GEORGIA-PACIFIC CORP. PORT HUDSON OPS.
    Mailing Address: 1000 W. MOUNT PLEASANT RD., ZACHARY, LA 70791
    Public Contact: RONNIE ALBRITTON
    Phone: (225) 654-1700
    SIC Code: 26 Paper And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: GEORGIA-PACIFIC CORP.
    Latitude: 30.64778
    Longitude: -91.27278
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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

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