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Environmental Release Report: DOW CHEMICAL USA HANGING ROCK 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:ACRYLONITRILE
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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 966
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,512
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 638,378
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 2,478
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,974
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 2,016
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,974
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 2,478
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 2,478
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 2,478
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 2,478
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 2,478

    *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 557,980 0 0 0 557,980 538,400 NA
    1989 525,788 0 0 0 525,788 210,934 NA
    1990 494,396 0 0 0 494,396 46,230 NA
    1991 381,850 13 0 0 381,863 111,500 1,983,550
    1992 423,690 8 0 0 423,698 609,900 2,052,240
    1993 496,000 26 0 0 496,026 356,790 1,559,510
    1994 1,148,851 4 0 0 1,148,855 212,200 2,165,050
    1995 1,166,610 1,000 0 0 1,167,610 561,336 2,611,439
    1996 1,156,716 17 0 0 1,156,733 668,051 2,673,224
    1997 1,203,785 9 0 0 1,203,794 2,605,508 3,183,718
    1998 792,836 9 0 0 792,845 1,403,365 2,321,290
    1999 779,680 7 0 0 779,687 348,515 2,165,339
    2000 956,684 0 0 0 956,684 227,675 1,678,317
    2001 734,437 0 0 0 734,437 193,173 1,404,552
    2002 638,378 0 0 0 638,378 393,555 1,156,892
    "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 USA HANGING ROCK PLANT
    Mailing Address: 925 COUNTY RD. 1A, IRONTON, OH 45638
    Public Contact: TROY DEHOFF
    Phone: (740) 533-4041
    SIC Code: 30 Rubber And Misc. Plastics Products
    2002 Parent Company: DOW CHEMICAL USA
    Latitude: 38.57
    Longitude: -82.79167
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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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