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Environmental Release Report: ABITIBI-CONSOLIDATED CORP.
 
 
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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:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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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 91 53
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 92 53
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 91 53
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 35,024
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,147 1,674
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 35,942 334
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 35,616 1,549
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 35,691 14,949
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 91 53
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 575 14,896
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 37,482 16,798
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 35,525 1,496

    *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 336,437 25,986 65,975 0 428,398 1,817 NA
    1989 294,120 31,700 47,032 0 372,852 0 NA
    1990 178,110 34,910 48,150 0 261,170 0 NA
    1991 704,857 5,612 1,230 0 711,699 0 8,074,109
    1992 909,122 5,181 442 0 914,745 0 18,986,469
    1993 590,645 4,745 3,740 0 599,130 0 17,521,270
    1994 716,858 14,094 3,267 0 734,219 0 28,968,710
    1995 730,996 8,765 12,009 0 751,770 0 15,955,512
    1996 732,491 22,630 162,969 0 918,090 0 1,907,005
    1997 759,585 52,392 539,414 0 1,351,391 0 5,563,291
    1998 717,384 44,434 554,041 0 1,315,859 0 5,185,672
    1999 669,055 41,783 475,677 0 1,186,515 0 4,980,148
    2000 198,879 35,403 468,038 0 702,320 0 1,492,621
    2001 38,199 19,192 325,528 0 382,919 0 879,869
    2002 37,573 16,851 391,184 0 445,608 0 907,355
    "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 .05512 0 .1421 0 .1972 0 .1972
    2001 .0223 0 3.57 0 3.60 0 3.60
    2002 .02618 0 13.05 0 13.08 0 13.08
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: ABITIBI-CONSOLIDATED CORP.
    Mailing Address: 18511 BEAUMONT HWY., HOUSTON, TX 77049
    Public Contact: BOB WOOD
    Phone: (281) 456-6335
    SIC Code: 26 Paper And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: NA
    Latitude: 29.87371
    Longitude: -95.11407
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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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