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Environmental Release Report: DU PONT LA PORTE 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:DICHLOROMETHANE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER COMPOUNDS
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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 68,740 155
    Suspected Carcinogens 65,394
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 124,791 356,586
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 17,225
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 217,575 950
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 61,870
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 43,938 155
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 274,761 1,126
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 305,191 20,428
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 40,579
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 466,400 19,810
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 93,379 19,170
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 504,662 20,296
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 362,356 19,170

    *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 1,505,556 12 0 3,781,820 5,287,388 2,757,267 NA
    1989 1,295,383 2,880 0 2,684,999 3,983,262 5,266,233 NA
    1990 907,709 0 0 4,318,040 5,225,749 4,107,994 NA
    1991 679,196 1,349 486 7,681,000 8,362,031 4,373,310 36,807,306
    1992 965,428 0 750 3,710,700 4,676,878 5,339,059 26,410,409
    1993 816,432 0 0 2,338,980 3,155,412 2,329,292 31,662,602
    1994 842,124 0 0 2,762,493 3,604,617 1,868,199 35,359,448
    1995 728,601 512,564 0 2,000,176 3,241,341 1,884,844 48,666,506
    1996 651,516 180,731 0 1,800,995 2,633,242 1,657,259 51,973,352
    1997 628,344 201,548 0 1,646,280 2,476,172 6,088,676 49,285,532
    1998 609,132 236,831 0 1,583,940 2,429,903 2,742,499 64,117,925
    1999 609,428 268,613 0 1,849,630 2,727,671 2,902,110 59,258,439
    2000 494,568 128,593 0 1,568,280 2,191,441 5,380,492 55,766,103
    2001 470,309 141,400 0 1,630,457 2,242,166 1,792,368 51,531,085
    2002 504,722 376,550 0 1,548,280 2,429,552 1,724,853 48,915,609
    "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
    2002 .0372 0 0 0 .0372 0 .5123
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: DU PONT LA PORTE PLANT
    Mailing Address: 12501 STRANG RD., LA PORTE, TX 77571
    Public Contact: KIMBERLY MARKIEWICZ
    Phone: (281) 470-3081
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: E.I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS & CO. INC.
    Latitude: 29.69972
    Longitude: -95.04643
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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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