Table 6-1Releases to the Environment from Facilities that Produce, Process, or Use 1,4-Dioxanea

StatecRFdReported amounts released in pounds per yearb
AireWaterfUIgLandhOtheriTotal release
On-sitejOff-sitekOn-and off-site
AL11,03800001,03801,038
AR27,38349004907,4324907,922
CA22,55400002,55402,554
CO11,00000001,00001,000
CT10No data000000
IL16,20900206,21106,211
LA43,70213,7110384017,41384318,256
MI10No data000000
MN11,950No data008701,9508702,820
MO220100021021
MS11,50800201,50821,511
NC420,2304,926012025,1561225,168
OH1250005000250500750
OR19080024090824932
PA11,660No data0001,66001,660
PR11560034015634190
SC838,81813,876018052,6941852,713
TN27,84023,16700031,007031,007
TX530,0881,26600031,354031,354
WI210000010010
WV216000016016
Total44125,34156,99605962,200182,3382,794185,132
a

The TRI data should be used with caution since only certain types of facilities are required to report. This is not an exhaustive list. Data are rounded to nearest whole number.

b

Data in TRI are maximum amounts released by each facility.

c

Post office state abbreviations are used.

d

Number of reporting facilities.

e

The sum of fugitive and point source releases are included in releases to air by a given facility.

f

Surface water discharges, waste water treatment-(metals only), and publicly owned treatment works (POTWs) (metal and metal compounds).

g

Class I wells, Class II-V wells, and underground injection.

h

Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) subtitle C landfills; other on-site landfills, land treatment, surface impoundments, other land disposal, other landfills.

i

Storage only, solidification/stabilization (metals only), other off-site management, transfers to waste broker for disposal, unknown

j

The sum of all releases of the chemical to air, land, water, and underground injection wells.

k

Total amount of chemical transferred off-site, including to POTWs.

RF = reporting facilities; UI = underground injection

Source: TRI07 2009 (Data are from 2007)

From: 6, POTENTIAL FOR HUMAN EXPOSURE

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