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Environmental Release Report: DOW CHEMICAL CO. DALTON 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 Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:1-CHLORO-1,1-DIFLUOROETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:1,1-DICHLOROETHYLENE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:1-CHLORO-1,1-DIFLUOROETHANE
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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 335
    Suspected Carcinogens 4,805
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 324,740
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 335
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 4,805
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 4,740
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 4,812
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 4,805
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 5,305 260
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 5,305 260
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 335
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 4,970 260
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 5,377 260
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 5,377 260

    *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 524,610 0 741 0 525,351 996,000 NA
    1989 554,331 0 700 0 555,031 966,530 NA
    1990 381,106 130 3,100 0 384,336 831,200 NA
    1991 288,935 4,000 10 0 292,945 660,160 1,147,288
    1992 256,045 2,700 0 0 258,745 895,950 1,354,658
    1993 214,985 2,700 0 0 217,685 732,160 1,135,025
    1994 553,285 2,630 0 0 555,915 534,390 1,199,373
    1995 502,344 1,750 0 0 504,094 447,440 1,078,334
    1996 445,710 0 0 0 445,710 510,550 1,115,640
    1997 449,370 0 0 0 449,370 1,385,560 1,305,990
    1998 524,421 670 0 0 525,091 568,700 1,283,591
    1999 576,533 270 0 0 576,803 560,040 1,331,223
    2000 566,161 220 0 0 566,381 716,090 1,582,075
    2001 445,715 160 0 0 445,875 756,460 1,493,535
    2002 324,977 260 0 0 325,237 1,035,150 1,606,887
    "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: DOW CHEMICAL CO. DALTON PLANT
    Mailing Address: 1468 PROSSER DR. S.E., DALTON, GA 30721
    Public Contact: JOSE PRIETO
    Phone: (706) 277-8485
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: DOW CHEMICAL CO.
    Latitude: 34.62958
    Longitude: -84.93161
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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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