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Environmental Release Report: DU PONT KINSTON 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):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
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    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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    Rank facilities in NORTH CAROLINA or in LENOIR County by chemical releases or waste generation

    *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:CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:1,4-DIOXANE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY 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 73,265 6,617
    Suspected Carcinogens 44
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 45,842 379,932
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 94
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 101,057 6,543
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 13,319
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 167,503 6,617
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 114,382 12,907
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 141,442 17,332
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 117,044
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 120,584 17,585
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 69
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 24,407 5,442
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 237,592 17,585
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 224,200 12,077

    *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 820,938 52,350 0 0 873,288 77,620 NA
    1989 887,866 57,323 0 0 945,189 62,581 NA
    1990 713,901 44,176 0 0 758,077 110,333 NA
    1991 731,857 39,458 0 0 771,315 448,449 2,308,962
    1992 712,243 41,471 0 0 753,714 528,195 2,484,740
    1993 599,362 31,851 0 0 631,213 238,725 1,949,048
    1994 588,913 27,937 0 0 616,850 268,857 1,643,685
    1995 631,206 102,292 0 0 733,498 142,810 1,859,172
    1996 678,558 74,672 0 0 753,230 472,387 2,189,647
    1997 616,151 85,054 0 0 701,205 163,200 1,680,156
    1998 442,830 82,514 0 0 525,344 85,450 1,365,064
    1999 522,800 135,536 0 0 658,336 38,776 1,452,085
    2000 459,227 90,514 0 0 549,742 36,444 1,341,159
    2001 348,680 350,632 0 0 699,312 11,339,439 12,860,940
    2002 237,649 384,863 0 0 622,512 49,593 1,133,220
    "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 .104 0 0 0 .104 .2253 .3293
    2001 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    2002 .0449 0 0 0 .0449 .128 .1729
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: DU PONT KINSTON PLANT
    Mailing Address: N. C. HWY. 11 N., KINSTON, NC 28502
    Public Contact: SERGIO C. MACIEIRA
    Phone: (252) 522-6169
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS & CO. INC.
    Latitude: 35.32694
    Longitude: -77.46528
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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

    Scorecard's report for LENOIR County on:

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