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Environmental Release Report: DAK AMERICAS L.L.C. CAPE FEAR SITE
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
    Cleanest/Best Facilities in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Facilities in US
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer 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:METHYL BROMIDE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:BENZENE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COBALT COMPOUNDS
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    See Scorecard's estimates of the health risks associated with outdoor air pollution for this area
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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 75,233 87
    Suspected Carcinogens 3,812 2,041
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 602,436 95,619
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 115,805 7
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 494,211 2,252
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 18,959
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 350,801 2,169
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 608,519 5,867
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 865,820 6,479
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 209,316
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 768,803 13,259
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 12,867
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 438,120 9,545
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 981,907 15,298
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 972,823 7,869

    *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 7,156,490 34,430 3,069,490 0 10,260,410 421,143 NA
    1989 7,199,632 183,432 2,459 0 7,385,523 383,266 NA
    1990 6,445,155 248,198 2,520 0 6,695,873 311,412 NA
    1991 5,704,412 18,284 13,344 0 5,736,040 1,219,310 15,592,687
    1992 14,437,452 19,860 40,641 0 14,497,953 301,901 11,695,244
    1993 3,815,000 15,456 24,854 0 3,855,310 118,580 10,576,687
    1994 3,797,152 48,322 70,976 0 3,916,450 8,610,382 17,917,965
    1995 2,827,971 449,407 376,234 0 3,653,612 9,244,279 23,460,582
    1996 2,271,238 533,319 2,413 0 2,806,970 5,806,303 11,515,548
    1997 1,777,363 556,889 205,199 0 2,539,451 11,490,168 12,660,482
    1998 1,676,202 590,355 2,383 0 2,268,940 5,523,259 12,814,567
    1999 1,240,234 483,750 1,795 0 1,725,779 3,345,934 6,881,227
    2000 1,227,650 343,143 1,812 0 1,572,605 2,012,808 5,964,083
    2001 1,010,055 303,677 1,402 0 1,315,134 1,475,250 4,484,350
    2002 981,927 101,941 1,521 0 1,085,389 886,070 3,718,896
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Dioxin Compounds Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Grams of Dioxin Compounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    2000 .183 0 0 0 .183 .4734 .6564
    2001 .163 0 0 0 .163 .4242 .5872
    2002 .155 0 0 0 .155 0 .633
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: DAK AMERICAS L.L.C. CAPE FEAR SITE
    Mailing Address: 3500 DANIELS RD. N.E., LELAND, NC 28451
    Public Contact: PENNY C. MAHONEY
    Phone: (910) 371-5232
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: DAK AMERICAS L.L.C.
    Latitude: 34.31833
    Longitude: -78.02889
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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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