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Environmental Release Report: DIXIE CHEMICAL CO. INC.
 
 
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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 Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:1,3-BUTADIENE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:EPICHLOROHYDRIN
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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 3,533
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 17,441
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 6,193
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 98,593
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 69
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 13,623
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 101,608
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 105,591
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 105,849
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 3,157
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 13,547
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 105,879
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 105,860

    *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 95,127 0 0 0 95,127 921,293 NA
    1989 98,848 0 0 0 98,848 971,445 NA
    1990 140,180 0 0 0 140,180 1,266,994 NA
    1991 60,887 0 0 0 60,887 1,621,690 52,138,024
    1992 60,160 0 0 0 60,160 1,200,586 57,482,538
    1993 74,301 0 0 0 74,301 1,957,300 810,905
    1994 142,216 0 0 0 142,216 1,346,361 1,347,249
    1995 201,888 0 0 0 201,888 1,187,218 2,462,800
    1996 199,389 0 0 0 199,389 781,525 1,667,261
    1997 55,409 0 0 0 55,409 295,603 493,899
    1998 36,845 0 0 0 36,845 131,749 950,826
    1999 25,484 0 0 0 25,484 40,939 1,572,721
    2000 30,625 0 0 0 30,625 204,035 4,524,988
    2001 19,834 0 0 0 19,834 430,445 1,700,682
    2002 106,028 0 0 0 106,028 688,119 28,063,684
    "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: DIXIE CHEMICAL CO. INC.
    Mailing Address: 10701 BAY AREA BLVD., PASADENA, TX 77507
    Public Contact: S. BRADFORD PECK
    Phone: (281) 474-3271
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: DX HOLDING CO.
    Latitude: 29.61285
    Longitude: -95.0482
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  • Links

    • Scorecard's Criteria air pollutants report for this facility
    • 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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