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Environmental Release Report: DOW CHEMICAL CO.
 
 
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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:1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:no data available
    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)
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 100,700
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 7,730
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 7,730
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 7,730
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 100,700
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 7,922

    *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 17,690 0 8,600 0 26,290 1,746 NA
    1989 16,132 0 0 0 16,132 1,739 NA
    1990 14,005 0 0 0 14,005 1,305 NA
    1991 229,250 0 0 0 229,250 2,270 231,600
    1992 114,327 0 0 0 114,327 750 118,300
    1993 98,290 0 0 0 98,290 1,000 99,345
    1994 194,684 0 0 0 194,684 1,197 192,772
    1995 69,060 0 0 0 69,060 4,200 74,400
    1996 69,590 0 0 0 69,590 5,100 75,180
    1997 62,170 0 0 0 62,170 9,600 67,946
    1998 59,780 0 0 0 59,780 5,300 64,900
    1999 62,847 0 0 0 62,847 5,573 68,226
    2000 58,945 0 0 0 58,945 5,177 63,939
    2001 47,525 0 0 0 47,525 4,886 52,257
    2002 100,892 0 0 0 100,892 0 100,526
    "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 CO.
    Mailing Address: 1 JIM WALTER DR., TEXARKANA, AR 71854
    Public Contact: ARNALDO COSTEIRA
    Phone: (870) 774-3685
    SIC Code: 30 Rubber And Misc. Plastics Products
    2002 Parent Company: DOW CHEMICAL CO.
    Latitude: 33.45
    Longitude: -94.00833
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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

    Scorecard's report for MILLER County on:

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