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Environmental Release Report: POTLATCH CORP.
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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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:LEAD 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 71,251 4,788
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 2,495 2,744
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 46 23
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 321,089 5,051
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 71,327 8,758
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 314,154 7,751
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 343,202 19,249
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 408,454 74,821
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 46 23
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 103,730 67,026
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 416,743 78,724
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 416,617 23,097

    *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 492,550 9,450 21,000 0 523,000 0 NA
    1989 356,700 6,350 750 0 363,800 0 NA
    1990 410,780 9,553 743 0 421,076 0 NA
    1991 257,919 12,224 601 0 270,744 0 5,423,169
    1992 343,214 15,133 617 0 358,964 0 6,033,888
    1993 337,525 13,624 570 0 351,719 0 4,615,569
    1994 463,285 9,696 477 0 473,458 0 4,405,367
    1995 433,472 24,289 370 0 458,131 0 5,842,879
    1996 424,470 26,712 447 0 451,629 0 5,783,070
    1997 418,177 22,863 1,563 0 442,603 0 5,593,063
    1998 438,919 58,426 81,096 0 578,441 0 4,803,010
    1999 431,455 77,431 113,168 0 622,054 0 5,250,274
    2000 395,408 71,315 98,530 0 565,253 0 4,909,606
    2001 390,285 79,430 94,731 0 564,446 0 5,649,657
    2002 416,789 78,791 127,035 0 622,615 0 8,570,214
    "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 .2135 3.61 8.94 0 12.76 0 12.76
    2001 .2414 .4123 .0741 0 .7278 0 .7278
    2002 .247 .572 .1011 0 .9201 0 .9201
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: POTLATCH CORP.
    Mailing Address: 5082 HWY. 4 N., ARKANSAS CITY, AR 71630
    Public Contact: JUDITH A. HOLT
    Phone: (870) 877-3357
    SIC Code: 26 Paper And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: POTLATCH CORP.
    Latitude: 33.70278
    Longitude: -91.23611
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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 DESHA County on:
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