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Environmental Release Report: DU PONT SABINE RIVER WORKS
 
 
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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:
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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:CARBON TETRACHLORIDE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:BENZENE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY 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 66,015 107
    Suspected Carcinogens 280,449
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 110,576 140,171
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 39,368
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 30,719 107
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 49,250 64
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 129,248 527
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 41,544 270
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 220,551 2,176
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 29,213
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,298,892 2,240
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 36,467
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 145,648 2,283
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,335,629 3,037
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 554,874 2,347

    *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 3,892,138 62,785 0 5,247,517 9,202,440 2,467,214 NA
    1989 3,191,702 79,360 0 12,877,646 16,148,708 2,001,425 NA
    1990 2,877,067 34,320 0 5,655,679 8,567,066 1,308,473 NA
    1991 3,447,134 27,518 0 4,376,529 7,851,181 653,633 8,505,329
    1992 2,466,040 41,503 0 4,347,083 6,854,626 997,649 75,820,850
    1993 2,405,205 22,573 0 7,303,524 9,731,302 857,264 64,126,786
    1994 2,685,600 30,245 0 1,791,727 4,507,572 750,066 47,631,063
    1995 3,109,277 0 0 710,259 3,819,536 618,893 98,080,128
    1996 1,930,991 27,412 0 1,106,139 3,064,542 1,462,033 69,559,803
    1997 1,662,582 41,511 0 599,325 2,303,418 1,457,148 62,505,315
    1998 2,140,420 47,759 0 610,914 2,799,093 1,070,474 73,576,481
    1999 1,983,889 805,007 0 407,032 3,195,928 3,051,969 88,653,962
    2000 1,426,069 326,332 0 278,470 2,030,871 1,014,234 103,724,570
    2001 1,464,468 264,695 0 1,581,065 3,310,228 530,926 90,119,225
    2002 1,390,561 143,037 0 1,204,087 2,737,685 188,409 93,856,552
    "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 .9548 0 0 0 .9548 38.20 39.15
    2001 .226 0 0 0 .226 32.93 33.16
    2002 .6283 0 0 0 .6283 7.32 30.75
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: DU PONT SABINE RIVER WORKS
    Mailing Address: FARM RD. 1006, ORANGE, TX 77631
    Public Contact: REBECCA S. PIETRAS
    Phone: (409) 886-6710
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS & CO. INC.
    Latitude: 30.05333
    Longitude: -93.74111
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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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