- TOXIC RELEASE INVENTORY -

WASHINGTON CORPORATIONS


The three biggest Corporate polluters headquartered in Washington State are:

Many corporate polluters discharging into Washington waters are not headquartered in this state.


According to the Environmental Protection Agency's Toxics Release Inventory for 1990-94, the TOP TEN polluters reporting the greatest discharges (in pounds) to Washington waters included:

WEYERHAEUSER - COSMOPOLIS (WA) - 8,707,255
Rayonier - Port Angeles - 7,894,420
ITT Rayonier - Hoquiam - 2,125,940
Scott Paper - Everett - 1,749,650
James River - Camas - 1,413,974
Georgia-Pacific - Bellingham - 1,104,606
WEYERHAEUSER - LONGVIEW (WA) - 1,085,988
LONGVIEW FIBRE - LONGVIEW (WA) - 675,220

Arco - Blaine - 487,084
Texeco - Anacortes - 321,059

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The TOP TEN polluters reporting the greatest amounts (in pounds) of toxic chemicals (1990-1994) to Washington sewage treatment facilities included:


Lamb-Weston - Quincy - 848,000
Darigold-Lynden (Darigold is a dairy cooperative) - 497,389
Darigold - Sunnyside - 400,294
Seh America - Vancouver - 349,913
Darigold-Issaquah - 187,749
BOEING - EVERETT (WA) - 155,658
Darigold-Rainer - Seattle - 102,164
Siemens Power (German Corp?) - Richland - 97,740
BOEING - RENTON (WA) - 81,573
Great Western Malting - Vancouver - 71,554

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The TOP FIVE dischargers (in pounds) of carcinogenic chemicals (1990- 1994) to Washington waters included:


WEYERHAEUSER - LONGVIEW (WA) - 684,815
LONGVIEW FIBRE - LONGVIEW (WA)
630,270
Georgia-Pacific West - Bellingham - 112,929
WEYERHAEUSER - EVERETT (WA) - 62,100
Simpson Tacoma Kraft Co. (WA) Largest Private Corporation (in 1995 Revenues) in Washington State - 62,053

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The TOP FIVE dischargers (in pounds) of persistent toxic metals (1990- 1994) to Washington waters included:


Georgia-Pacific West - Bellingham - 87,340
ITT Rayonier - Hoquiam - 50,800
Shell Oil - Anacortes - 44,470
James River Paper - Camas - 25,100
WEYERHAEUSER - LONGVIEW (WA) - 13,800

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The TOP FIVE top five dischargers (in pounds) of reproductive toxins (1990-1994) to Washington waters included:


WEYERHAEUSER - LONGVIEW (WA) - 4,082
Texaco - Anacortes - 2,555
Point Wells Richmond Beach - Seattle - 2,280
BOEING - EVERETT (WA) - 2,015
Arco - Blaine - 1,285

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[NOTE: Corporations in Capital Letters and BOLD are included in the Washington State Corporation Profiles.]

Source: Environmental Working Group compiled from EPA Toxics Release Inventory 1990-1994.



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