Industrial Section

Industrial Section

Specialty Minerals, Wallula

Location & History

The Specialty Minerals, Inc. plant in Wallula manufactures precipitated calcium carbonate. This is produced by reacting carbon dioxide (CO2), from the Boise White Paper pulp and paper mill or liquid CO2, with slaked lime. Wastewater is discharged to the Boise White Paper mill's wastewater treatment system. The wastewater is then discharged to the Columbia River through Boise's outfall 001.

Location and Mailing address:
Specialty Minerals, Inc.
31839 W Highway 12
Wallula, WA 99363

Ecology Contact
Robert Carruthers (360) 407-6954