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Environmental Release Report: DUPONT DOW ELASTOMERS L.L.C. PONTCHARTRAIN SITE
 
 
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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):
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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:1,3-BUTADIENE
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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 345,073 89
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 373,583 76
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 37,010 5
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 334,656 71
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 334,600 71
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 385,000 76
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 29,286 5
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 414,676 76
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 23,100
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 392,336 94
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 9,700
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 379,956 76
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 415,436 94
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 414,633 76

    *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 503,460 0 0 225,800 729,260 681,274 14,750,234
    1997 486,951 0 0 102,300 589,251 1,058,480 17,214,491
    1998 495,332 0 0 107,520 602,852 275,006 17,660,148
    1999 486,021 0 0 32,044 518,065 39,750 16,708,615
    2000 484,157 0 0 52,500 536,657 36,410 13,529,967
    2001 410,624 0 0 70,570 481,194 83,870 11,114,364
    2002 415,446 94 0 24,230 439,770 28,212 10,110,782
    "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 .1743 0 0 0 .1743 0 .1743
    2001 .1585 0 0 0 .1585 0 .1585
    2002 .1602 0 0 0 .1602 0 .1602
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: DUPONT DOW ELASTOMERS L.L.C. PONTCHARTRAIN SITE
    Mailing Address: 560 HWY. 44, LA PLACE, LA 70068
    Public Contact: MIKE FOLEY
    Phone: (985) 536-5123
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: DUPONT DOW ELASTOMERS L.L.C.
    Latitude: 30.05667
    Longitude: -90.51306
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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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