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Environmental Release Report: MEADWESTVACO TEXAS L.P.
 
 
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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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    Rank facilities in TEXAS or in JASPER County by chemical releases or waste generation

    *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
    List chemicals contributing to noncancer risk

    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 90,411 8,179
    Suspected Carcinogens 235
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 12,134 51,994
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 211 229
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 514,522 23,645
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 93,011 13,979
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 514,988 28,044
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 617,834 67,194
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 95,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 690,898 178,794
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 211 229
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 187,757 154,245
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 788,667 184,215
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 783,567 68,565

    *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 4,520,000 1,400 0 0 4,521,400 0 NA
    1989 2,146,750 10,400 250 0 2,157,400 0 NA
    1990 2,416,750 14,050 500 0 2,431,300 390 NA
    1991 1,478,750 14,050 500 0 1,493,300 0 28,149,900
    1992 1,677,800 13,950 750 0 1,692,500 0 49,620,240
    1993 1,351,800 10,350 500 250 1,362,900 250 50,682,580
    1994 989,110 4,763 13,610 0 1,007,483 0 48,820,550
    1995 855,810 14,555 15,660 0 886,025 105,410 23,712,060
    1996 898,450 11,555 17,660 0 927,665 0 20,762,750
    1997 1,008,850 164,355 139,550 0 1,312,755 0 22,861,000
    1998 957,300 161,630 122,500 0 1,241,430 0 23,103,850
    1999 1,039,355 142,440 141,700 0 1,323,495 0 22,914,542
    2000 859,591 164,000 120,270 0 1,143,861 0 20,389,616
    2001 668,070 402,400 198,837 0 1,269,307 0 17,549,767
    2002 790,769 239,194 357,936 0 1,387,899 0 23,651,989
    "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 1.66 0 .0244 0 1.68 0 1.68
    2001 1.36 0 .222 0 1.59 0 1.59
    2002 1.34 0 .7438 0 2.08 0 2.08
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: MEADWESTVACO TEXAS L.P.
    Mailing Address: HWY. 105 S., EVADALE, TX 77615
    Public Contact: ROBERT CROCKETT
    Phone: (203) 461-7583
    SIC Code: 26 Paper And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: MEADWESTVACO CORP.
    Latitude: 30.34462
    Longitude: -94.058
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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 JASPER County on:
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