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Environmental Release Report: DU PONT CORPUS CHRISTI 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:FREON 113
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:TETRACHLOROETHYLENE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:TETRACHLOROETHYLENE
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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 3,920 9
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 39,695
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 5,976 9
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 2,179
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 3,601 9
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 8,861 9
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 4,235
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 49,341 9
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 5,976 9
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 41,464 9
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 8,861 9

    *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 227,527 730 811 2,012,247 2,241,315 151,044 NA
    1989 220,706 778 296 179 221,959 104,989 NA
    1990 178,708 300 8,187 193 187,388 23,743 NA
    1991 308,564 201 73 123 308,961 1,180 1,615,545
    1992 189,049 54 326 18 189,447 61,497 1,661,744
    1993 141,872 24 1,143 4 143,043 143,864 2,200,367
    1994 86,863 41 0 0 86,904 602,851 1,169,900
    1995 42,607 83 0 0 42,690 389,849 6,860,206
    1996 49,835 34 0 0 49,869 991,974 2,512,852
    1997 53,765 31 0 0 53,796 397,138 4,148,660
    1998 49,944 36 0 0 49,980 15,619 522,565
    1999 164,312 43 0 0 164,355 120,424 496,275
    2000 51,911 38 0 0 51,949 210,093 1,773,324
    2001 51,520 28 0 0 51,548 168,622 1,645,860
    2002 63,997 9 0 0 64,006 114,431 1,530,817
    "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 CORPUS CHRISTI PLANT
    Mailing Address: HWY. 361, GREGORY, TX 78359
    Public Contact: ROBERT E. BLASCHKE
    Phone: (361) 776-6720
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: E.I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS & CO. INC.
    Latitude: 27.89167
    Longitude: -97.24611
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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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