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Environmental Release Report: DU PONT BELLE PLANT
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
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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 Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CARBON TETRACHLORIDE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CARBON TETRACHLORIDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:CARBON TETRACHLORIDE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Recognized Carcinogens 4,456
    Suspected Carcinogens 825
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 48,411 2,775,000
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 325
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 65,836 275,000
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 3,106
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 35,860
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 59,631 275,000
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 99,616 285,000
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 3,270
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 98,456 285,000
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 46,766 10,000
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 101,846 285,000
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 101,226 10,000

    *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 1,796,736 574,252 0 0 2,370,988 7,391,380 NA
    1989 1,767,662 648,677 0 0 2,416,339 4,861,950 NA
    1990 1,469,240 406,255 0 0 1,875,495 3,478,990 NA
    1991 876,691 311,500 0 0 1,188,191 3,085,823 16,053,002
    1992 553,725 289,780 0 0 843,505 3,318,269 10,818,094
    1993 248,616 197,400 0 0 446,016 6,123,890 13,076,204
    1994 247,840 26,284 0 0 274,124 1,389,090 10,634,779
    1995 272,600 33,501 0 0 306,101 1,051,504 7,447,826
    1996 339,695 455,683 0 0 795,378 1,392,763 9,601,922
    1997 289,886 2,412,000 0 0 2,701,886 2,027,880 11,557,624
    1998 265,354 2,915,000 0 0 3,180,354 954,352 10,213,666
    1999 138,057 2,817,200 0 0 2,955,257 1,786,182 13,709,999
    2000 139,817 1,491,300 40 0 1,631,157 1,720,524 13,782,121
    2001 125,210 1,229,100 0 0 1,354,310 1,990,165 11,928,805
    2002 101,846 2,785,000 0 0 2,886,846 1,982,483 14,190,909
    "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 BELLE PLANT
    Mailing Address: 901 W. DU PONT AVE., BELLE, WV 25015
    Public Contact: T A ALBERT
    Phone: (304) 357-1042
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: E.I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS & CO. INC.
    Latitude: 38.24567
    Longitude: -81.55674
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  • Links

    • 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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