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Environmental Release Report: DU PONT OLD HICKORY PLANT
 
 
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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):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:
    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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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: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 186,035 62
    Suspected Carcinogens 2,178 635
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 389,687 97,677
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 189,714 1,181
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 758,774 7,737
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 138,178 1,181
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 550,521 697
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 869,762 9,553
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,132,441 10,158
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 480,316
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 963,791 9,781
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 138,279 1,181
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 215,559 8,029
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,409,925 10,416
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,323,709 9,039

    *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 2,132,611 25,710 73,000 0 2,231,321 77,100 NA
    1989 3,513,949 23,979 0 0 3,537,928 837,000 NA
    1990 1,448,716 6,981 0 0 1,455,697 22,100 NA
    1991 1,260,553 260,900 0 0 1,521,453 8,040 4,742,500
    1992 1,536,803 25,760 0 0 1,562,563 3,300 4,180,470
    1993 1,462,403 12,849 0 0 1,475,252 2,380 40,903,660
    1994 1,818,743 8,052 0 0 1,826,795 3,400 8,602,095
    1995 1,730,603 7,250 0 0 1,737,853 95,329 10,960,023
    1996 1,189,007 12,390 0 0 1,201,397 78,436 7,084,433
    1997 1,845,020 8,880 0 0 1,853,900 338,706 7,890,753
    1998 1,810,440 48,706 0 0 1,859,146 100,906 11,563,340
    1999 1,553,585 15,635 0 0 1,569,220 91,447 10,182,342
    2000 1,441,963 31,094 0 0 1,473,057 264,231 7,851,693
    2001 1,439,451 224,133 0 0 1,663,584 111,086 9,219,797
    2002 1,410,073 99,111 0 0 1,509,184 127,197 6,809,990
    "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 .367 0 0 0 .367 .8079 1.18
    2001 .357 0 0 0 .357 .844 1.20
    2002 .3737 0 0 0 .3737 0 1.32
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: DU PONT OLD HICKORY PLANT
    Mailing Address: 1002 INDUSTRIAL RD., OLD HICKORY, TN 37138
    Public Contact: DAVID H. BRAU
    Phone: (615) 847-6239
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS & CO. INC.
    Latitude: 36.27639
    Longitude: -86.65944
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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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