Production, emissions and economic as well as historical marketing data for the pulp and paper industries in the United States

Metadata Updated: February 13, 2019

The pulp & paper sector database contains the entire population of integrated and non-integrated pulp and paper mills (approx. 663 mills) and their products in the U.S. Ion this database, all paper products in the modeling framework are grouped into eight major categories: 1) containerboard, 2) boxboard and other board, 3) packaging and industrial paper, 4) corrugating medium, 5) newsprint, 6) tissue, 7) coated printing and writing paper, and 8) uncoated printing and writing paper. The inputs data contain industry-specific data, market-specific data, and optimization parameters. Data outputs include optimized mitigation options and optimized economic parameters of products. The input data that are specific to the pulp and paper industry characterize the following aspects of individual facilities: unit-level production for each category of products, capacity, production cost (material, operations, and maintenance costs) (RISI 2011), capital cost, fuel types and cost, information about emissions sources (boilers, recovery furnaces, and lime kilns), mitigation technologies (emission controls), energy efficiency measures, and fuel emission intensities. The data related to mitigation technologies provide information regarding applicable air pollution control technologies, their costs, and their emission control characteristics. Similarly, data related to measures intended to increase energy efficiency provide information regarding applicable energy efficiency measures, their costs, and their characteristics. The market data consist of historical and projected nationwide commodity consumption, discount rates, cost of electricity, escalation rates, economic life of technologies, and import and export quantities and prices.

This dataset is associated with the following publication: Bhander , G., and W. Jozewicz. Universal industrial sectors integrated solutions module for the pulp and paper industry. Nordic Pulp [HTML_REMOVED] Paper Research Journal. Mid Sweden University, Sundsvall, SWEDEN, 32(3): 375-385, (2017).

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Metadata Created Date November 4, 2017
Metadata Updated Date February 13, 2019

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Metadata Created Date November 4, 2017
Metadata Updated Date February 13, 2019
Publisher U.S. EPA Office of Research and Development (ORD)
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