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Environmental Release Report: POTLATCH CORP. IDAHO PULP & PAPERBOARD
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
    Cleanest/Best Facilities in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Facilities in US
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    Total environmental releases:
    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:
    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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    Rank facilities in IDAHO or in NEZ PERCE 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:CHROMIUM 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 196,415 44,410
    Suspected Carcinogens 390 772
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 87,280 13,587
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 70 160
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 939,710 159,605
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 223,665 45,160
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 934,385 160,765
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 980,365 150,737
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 27,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,150,480 256,965
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 70 160
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 233,190 98,327
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,183,700 257,327
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,183,705 191,577

    *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 1,933,900 38,800 410,000 0 2,382,700 0 NA
    1989 1,879,250 49,000 1,000 0 1,929,250 0 NA
    1990 1,541,123 115,200 1,000 0 1,657,323 0 NA
    1991 2,060,750 105,800 447,405 0 2,613,955 0 16,424,940
    1992 1,055,155 88,150 366,265 0 1,509,570 0 13,774,100
    1993 600,805 13,100 448,260 0 1,062,165 0 15,687,900
    1994 1,019,505 56,850 780,055 0 1,856,410 0 10,461,900
    1995 1,078,855 296,390 476,265 0 1,851,510 0 10,945,745
    1996 1,076,515 36,110 272,065 0 1,384,690 5 10,775,020
    1997 1,154,215 41,860 591,720 0 1,787,795 0 10,783,760
    1998 1,265,770 51,295 241,920 0 1,558,985 0 11,644,366
    1999 1,528,230 224,465 199,700 0 1,952,395 0 13,314,200
    2000 988,275 173,963 302,788 0 1,465,026 0 12,890,856
    2001 1,181,310 165,692 370,464 0 1,717,467 20 13,212,156
    2002 1,184,030 281,287 282,667 0 1,747,984 0 16,333,433
    "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 .5992 5.14 3.09 0 8.83 0 15.31
    2001 .5979 4.18 5.65 0 10.43 0 13.28
    2002 .4536 4.27 6.04 0 10.76 0 14.94
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: POTLATCH CORP. IDAHO PULP & PAPERBOARD
    Mailing Address: 803 MILL RD. P.O. BOX 1126, LEWISTON, ID 83501
    Public Contact: FRANK CARROLL
    Phone: (208) 799-1751
    SIC Code: 26 Paper And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: POTLATCH CORP.
    Latitude: 46.42306
    Longitude: -116.97611
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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 NEZ PERCE County on:
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