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Environmental Release Report: DU PONT YERKES PLANT
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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    *Note: These rankings are based on chemical releases and transfers reported by industrial facilities to the Toxics Release Inventory, and do not take into account major sources of pollution or toxic chemicals that are not covered by TRI.

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:METHYL METHACRYLATE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 107,838
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 107,838
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 107,870
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 107,838
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 107,838
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 107,838
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 107,870
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 107,870

    *Note: Some chemicals are associated with more than one health effect, so their release may be counted multiple times in this table. Therefore, it is not appropriate to sum releases sorted by health effect. Total reported releases to air and water are provided in the data summary below.
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  • What We Don't Know About Chemical Safety and Harm
  • Air Releases
    6 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    218 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
    Water Releases
    5 TRI chems released to water in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    172 TRI chemicals released to water in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
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  • TRI Data Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    1988 724,000 3,000 0 0 727,000 250 NA
    1989 653,168 3,000 673 0 656,841 250 NA
    1990 173,528 0 0 0 173,528 635 NA
    1991 87,100 0 0 0 87,100 12,052 99,053
    1992 130,493 0 0 0 130,493 19,579 149,763
    1993 170,648 0 0 0 170,648 15,944 185,900
    1994 130,287 0 0 0 130,287 153,726 282,970
    1995 191,971 0 0 0 191,971 152,115 344,086
    1996 187,951 0 0 0 187,951 92,380 280,331
    1997 249,436 0 0 0 249,436 85,978 292,425
    1998 213,650 0 0 0 213,650 66,932 280,582
    1999 102,036 0 0 0 102,036 155,222 257,258
    2000 109,733 0 0 0 109,733 165,074 274,807
    2001 103,962 0 0 0 103,962 161,238 265,200
    2002 107,870 0 0 0 107,870 142,474 253,019
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: DU PONT YERKES PLANT
    Mailing Address: SHERIDAN DR. & RIVER RD., TONAWANDA, NY 14207
    Public Contact: DAN P. DUVALL
    Phone: (716) 879-1718
    SIC Code: 30 Rubber And Misc. Plastics Products
    2002 Parent Company: E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS & CO. INC.
    Latitude: 42.96464
    Longitude: -78.91753
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  • Links

    • Scorecard's Criteria air pollutants report for this facility
    • See EPA Envirofacts report for this facility for information about regulatory compliance, hazardous waste handling processes, Superfund status, and permitted air and water emissions.
    • RTK NET report for this facility, which includes its complete Form R report to EPA's Toxics Release Inventory

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