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Toxics Release Inventory, Form R
Potlatch Corporation

Idaho Bureau of Hazardous Material

Toxic Release Inventory Form R

Chemical Pounds/Year Pounds/Day
Chlorine 2,000 5.5
Chlorine Dioxide 12,899 35.3
Chloroform - fugitive 35,500 97.3
Chloroform - stack 79,500 217.8
Chloroform - Snake River 1,200 3.3
Creosol 26,500 72.6
Formic Acid 34,000 93.2
Hydrochloric Acid - stack 34,000 93.2
Methanol - fugitive 17,200 47.1
Methanol - stack 684,600 1875.6
Methanol - Snake River 25,000 68.5
Phenol 610 1.7
Sulfuric Acid 32,000 87.7
Zinc - Snake River 4,200 11.5

from the hand notes of Reed Burkholder taken from Form R for Potlatch Corporation of Lewiston found at the Idaho Bureau of Hazardous Material, Gowan Field Building 600 in the basement.

Permit No.: ID-000116-3
United States Environmental Protection Agency
Authorization to Discharge Under the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System

In compliance with the provisions of the Clean Water Act, 33 U.S.C 1251 et seq., as amended by the Water Quality Act of 1987, P.L. 100-4, the "Act", Potlatch Corporation Lewiston, Idaho is authorized to discharge from a pulp, paper, and woodproducts facility located at Lewiston, Idaho, to receiving waters named the Snake and Clearwater Rivers, in accordance with discharge point(s), effluent limitations, monitoring requirements and other conditions set forth herein.

This permit shall become effective April 7, 1992.
This permit and the authorization to discharge shall expire at midnight, April 7, 1997.

. . .

E. Chlorinated Organics Control and Monitoring Program

1. Beginning no later than 60 days from the effective date of this permit, the permitee shall submit to EPA and the State a Chlorinated Organics Control Program for the Lewiston facility. The objectives of the program shall be:

  1. to reduce, to the maximum extent practical, formation of 2,3,7,8-TCDD, 2,3,7,8-TCDF, and AOX in pulping and bleaching operations through process changes and process modifications
  2. to reduce the discharge of 2,3,7,8-TCDD, 2,3,7,8-TCDF, and AOX through changes in wastewater treatment system operations.
Thge scope of this program is intended to encompass changes that can be made in relatively short periods of time at relatively low levels of capital funding. However, the permitee should include in its submitted program longer term capital intensive projects that are planned or under construction.

Penguin Dictionary of Chemistry - TCDD 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin, dioxin. A highly carcinogenic and poisonous material produced by combustion of chloroaromatics.

Related Sites:
Envirofacts Report on Potlatch Idaho Pulp & Paperboard Div.

Idaho Bureau of Hazardous Material
Toxics Release Inventory, Form R - Potlatch Corporation
Hand Notes - August 28, 1998

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