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Environmental Release Report: DU PONT BEAUMONT PLANT
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
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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:ACRYLONITRILE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:HYDROGEN CYANIDE
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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 46,384 355
    Suspected Carcinogens 231
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 60,826 446
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 7,026 14
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 10,174 341
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 20,364 105
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 15,653 1,144
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 32,290 95
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 75,483 744
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 394
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 92,890 835
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 7,026 14
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 57,947 932
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 122,123 1,916
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 85,346 1,037

    *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 2,853,114 138,609 2,373 118,145,660 121,139,756 2,355,973 NA
    1989 3,287,734 138,244 2,360 83,664,740 87,093,078 1,001,906 NA
    1990 3,399,178 64,600 2,360 33,740,360 37,206,498 530,312 NA
    1991 2,628,124 56,196 9,795 33,187,515 35,881,630 541,137 116,891,716
    1992 2,781,654 43,938 86 37,368,768 40,194,446 888,662 139,528,136
    1993 1,603,075 28,078 0 35,186,195 36,817,348 720,301 120,018,311
    1994 859,437 22,698 0 31,987,660 32,869,795 551,343 107,049,995
    1995 1,311,676 4,459 0 20,447,185 21,763,320 727,374 84,098,175
    1996 444,632 1,966 0 10,434,238 10,880,836 626,864 45,366,488
    1997 303,754 1,273 0 8,684,009 8,989,036 1,161,404 39,639,844
    1998 402,220 1,361 0 10,373,873 10,777,454 2,915,707 46,138,656
    1999 320,090 1,621 0 8,715,610 9,037,321 4,703,899 48,707,225
    2000 348,318 4,086 7,200 9,837,517 10,197,121 7,651,211 38,836,307
    2001 176,601 3,482 0 9,150,971 9,331,055 3,571,944 35,534,265
    2002 122,123 1,916 0 11,357,729 11,481,768 1,568,194 41,255,068
    "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: DU PONT BEAUMONT PLANT
    Mailing Address: STATE HWY. 347, BEAUMONT, TX 77705
    Public Contact: LINDA J. RUDISELL
    Phone: (409) 727-9377
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: E.I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS & CO. INC.
    Latitude: 30.01472
    Longitude: -94.02917
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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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