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Packaging Corporation of America

Rank among all TRI companies: 680
Air releases 2017 (lbs): 5,807,099
Incineration transfers 2017 (lbs): 0
Total Air and Incineration Toxic Score 2017: 21,699
EJ: Poor Share: 22%
EJ: Minority Share: 29%

This company is rank 28 on the Toxic 100 Water list.
This company has information in PERI's Greenhouse database.

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Acetaldehyde 298,898 0 8,719 40.18% 22.6% 28.6%
Hydrogen sulfide 401,925 0 5,659 26.08% 24.1% 35.7%
Formaldehyde 37,615 0 3,110 14.33% 21.1% 38.6%
Chromium compounds 114 0 2,799 12.90% 18.6% 10.6%
Chlorine dioxide 9,149 0 633 2.92% 21.8% 13.1%
Chlorine 2,507 0 226 1.04% 20.0% 21.6%
Benzene 5,078 0 164 0.76% 15.0% 10.8%
Polycyclic aromatic compounds 544 0 106 0.49% 22.0% 23.9%
Nickel compounds 80 0 85 0.39% 21.0% 10.8%
Manganese compounds 3,508 0 71 0.33% 24.0% 34.9%
Hydrochloric acid 169,548 0 45 0.21% 24.6% 31.0%
Barium compounds 2,963 0 43 0.20% 25.2% 36.0%
Lead compounds 609 0 21 0.09% 23.2% 36.9%
Ammonia 530,561 0 7 0.03% 21.2% 24.9%
Methanol 4,112,658 0 5 0.02% 24.8% 38.2%
Phenol 141,194 0 3 0.02% 19.5% 22.3%
Cresol (mixed isomers) 86,002 0 1 0.00% 20.7% 14.1%
Dioxin and dioxin-like compounds 0 0 0 0.00% 22.4% 33.0%
Zinc compounds 2,900 0 0 0.00% 20.3% 22.3%
Benzo(g,h,i)perylene 9 0 0 0.00% 26.4% 37.6%
Mercury compounds 8 0 0 0.00% 16.6% 28.3%
Glycol Ethers 40 0 0 0.00% 19.0% 7.2%
Toluene 1,178 0 0 0.00% 15.0% 10.8%
Vanadium compounds 10 0 0 0.00% 16.6% 28.3%

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