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Environmental Release Report: DDE LOUISVILLE
 
 
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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):
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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:TETRACHLOROETHYLENE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:2-CHLOR-1,3-BUTADIENE
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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 521,100
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 572,628
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 51,738
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 521,103
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 520,759
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 576,344
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 52,207
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 584,803
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 3,845
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 580,958
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 580,830
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 584,803
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 584,802

    *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
    1996 590,391 0 0 0 590,391 1,937,558 3,955,324
    1997 560,774 0 0 0 560,774 3,691,646 4,211,738
    1998 592,831 0 0 0 592,831 1,946,331 4,169,018
    1999 590,429 0 0 0 590,429 1,973,153 4,499,913
    2000 649,674 0 0 0 649,674 1,848,174 4,499,552
    2001 577,443 0 0 0 577,443 1,466,433 3,601,390
    2002 584,803 0 0 0 584,803 1,598,455 3,770,111
    "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: DDE LOUISVILLE
    Mailing Address: 4242 CAMP GROUND RD., LOUISVILLE, KY 40211
    Public Contact: DAVID J. PIGION
    Phone: (502) 569-2406
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: DU PONT DOW ELASTOMERS L.L.C.
    Latitude: 38.21222
    Longitude: -85.84054
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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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