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Environmental Release Report: DU PONT LOUISVILLE 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:CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHLOROFORM
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
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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 2,986
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,637,060
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,634,599
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,612,650
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 15,607
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,615,111
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 42,711
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 37,556
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,638,620
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 26,495
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,652,667
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 40,017

    *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 1,099,396 0 0 30,000,000 31,099,396 570,100 NA
    1989 1,046,768 0 0 39,000,000 40,046,768 166,290 NA
    1990 944,649 0 0 9,447,819 10,392,468 161,749 NA
    1991 1,168,526 0 0 22,000,000 23,168,526 563,764 28,576,148
    1992 1,164,990 0 0 29,039,810 30,204,800 2,584,272 37,111,518
    1993 1,033,113 0 0 0 1,033,113 3,521,530 9,196,218
    1994 3,233,381 0 0 0 3,233,381 2,191,786 14,531,242
    1995 6,350,626 0 0 0 6,350,626 2,164,053 10,762,036
    1996 3,949,400 0 0 0 3,949,400 62,067 4,008,825
    1997 3,233,576 0 0 0 3,233,576 38,328 3,241,950
    1998 2,462,043 0 0 0 2,462,043 12,622 2,468,528
    1999 1,910,046 580 0 0 1,910,626 188,951 2,099,577
    2000 2,111,268 680 0 0 2,111,948 296,646 2,317,634
    2001 2,665,103 0 0 0 2,665,103 215,407 2,880,510
    2002 1,654,227 0 40,000 0 1,694,227 167,143 1,832,006
    "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: DU PONT LOUISVILLE PLANT
    Mailing Address: 4200 CAMP GROUND RD., LOUISVILLE, KY 40211
    Public Contact: CHERYL S. FISHER
    Phone: (502) 775-3173
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: E.I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS & CO. INC.
    Latitude: 38.21262
    Longitude: -85.84009
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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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