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Environmental Release Report: DU PONT CHATTANOOGA 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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    *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 Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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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 28 16
    Suspected Carcinogens 3
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 14,866 16
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 30 16
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 14,836
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 58,978 16
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 14,864 16
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 73,814 16
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 89,202
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 14,866 16
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 28 16
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 104,038
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 104,038

    *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 166,895 37,058 3,692 0 207,645 85,402 NA
    1989 198,566 0 0 0 198,566 48,225 NA
    1990 176,643 0 0 0 176,643 0 NA
    1991 184,915 0 0 0 184,915 23,149 208,064
    1992 182,538 31,911 0 0 214,449 5,712 220,161
    1993 77,803 45,260 0 0 123,063 16,594 139,658
    1994 115,279 0 0 0 115,279 28,304 143,583
    1995 127,762 156,220 0 0 283,982 0 283,982
    1996 85,035 247,951 0 0 332,986 331 333,317
    1997 107,246 169,074 0 0 276,320 400 276,720
    1998 74,411 40,557 0 0 114,968 17,185 132,153
    1999 88,950 0 2,942 0 91,892 48,706 165,127
    2000 83,586 0 2,753 0 86,339 71,930 179,523
    2001 75,987 3 0 0 75,989 3,101 105,243
    2002 104,068 16 0 0 104,084 6,730 144,062
    "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 .09806 0 .2416 0 .3397 0 .3397
    2001 .1054 0 0 0 .1054 .2837 .3891
    2002 .1006 0 0 0 .1006 .2342 .3348
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: DU PONT CHATTANOOGA PLANT
    Mailing Address: 4501 N. ACCESS RD., CHATTANOOGA, TN 37343
    Public Contact: G. L.SIVILS
    Phone: (423) 875-7688
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: E.I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS & CO. INC.
    Latitude: 35.10656
    Longitude: -85.23349
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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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