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Note:This area of the DMR Loading Tool includes data used for EPA's annual review of industrial effluent discharges. EPA's Office of Water is responsible for developing programs and tools authorized under the Clean Water Act (CWA), which enables EPA and the states to protect and restore the Nation's waters. The CWA requires EPA to annually review and, if appropriate, revise its water pollution control technology-based regulations, called "effluent limitations guidelines" or "effluent guidelines," that limit the discharge of pollutants to waters of the U.S. from industrial facilities. As part of the EPA's annual reviews, EPA estimates the load of pollutants discharged using a combination of discharge monitoring report (DMR) data, from ICIS-NPDES, and Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) data. EPA also assigns a relative toxic weight to the estimated loads to rank industrial categories by toxic weighted pound equivalents (TWPE). For more background on EPA's effluent guidelines program see EPA's Effluent Guidelines website.

EPA reviews the DMR and TRI data used to calculate effluent loads and TWPE for accuracy prior to further investigating industrial categories for possible effluent guideline revisions. For identified outlier data, EPA contacts states and facilities to confirm and update (if appropriate) data values and units. For more information on the types of errors identified, see EPA's Technical Support Document for the 2010 Effluent Guidelines Program (PDF) (255 pp, 3.4MB). Because of this review, and EPA's methodology for interpreting data and calculating loads (explained in EPA's Technical Support Document for the Annual Review of Existing Effluent Guidelines and Identification of Potential New Point Source Categories), the calculated loads and category rankings may differ using DMR and TRI data that has not been updated. Data that have been updated by EPA's annual reviews are flagged by green flags designating that a change has been made to a concentration, quantity, or flow value. View a listing of the changes for the most recent annual review (PDF) (1 p, 7K).

Point Source Category Information - Textile mills (TRI)

EPA 304M Annual Review icon — Indicates load was altered by EPA’s 304M Annual Review. You can hover over the green flag to see the original load from the TRI data.

Top Chemicals - Toxic-Weighted Pounds (TWPE) (2011)
Chemical Name Direct TRI TWPE (lb-eq/yr) Indirect TRI TWPE (lb-eq/yr) Total TRI TWPE (lb-eq/yr) % of Category TWPE Cumulative % of
Category TWPE
AMMONIA 0 224 216 20.1 20.1
NITRATE COMPOUNDS 196 55.3 196 18.2 38.3
LEAD AND LEAD COMPOUNDS 4.86 83.7 74.7 6.95 45.3
COPPER AND COPPER COMPOUNDS 10.5 140 46.6 4.34 49.6
SODIUM NITRITE 0 71.6 40.8 3.79 53.4
ZINC AND ZINC COMPOUNDS 20.7 16.7 26.4 2.45 55.9
ANTIMONY AND ANTIMONY COMPOUNDS 3.4 18.7 3.4 0.31 56.2
DECABROMODIPHENYL OXIDE 0.601 0.99 0.601 0.055 56.3
NAPHTHALENE 0.27 0 0.27 0.025 56.3
CYANIDE COMPOUNDS 0.0028 0.102 0.104 0.0097 56.3

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Top Receiving Watersheds (2011)
HUC-12 Code HUC Name Direct TRI TWPE (lb-eq/yr) Indirect TRI TWPE (lb-eq/yr) Total TRI TWPE (lb-eq/yr)
030501090202 Upper South Saluda River 125 0 125
111102070605 Caney Creek-Caney Bayou 6.83 57.2 63.1
080203010101 Boone Branch-Cyprus Bayou 13.15 5.91 19.06
110100010609 Clear Creek-War Eagle Creek 2.58 1.706 4.29
010802050401 Upper Hockanum River 0 0 0
180701050105 Lower Big Tujunga Creek 0 0 0
050600020303 Waugh Creek 0 0 0
011000010403 Fall Brook-Quinebaug River 0 0 0
041100020202 Feeder Canal-Breakneck Creek 0 0 0
010900040501 Moshassuck River 0 0 0

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Top Facility Discharges in Toxic-Weighted Pounds (TWPE) (2011)
TRI Facility ID Facility Name City, State NAICS Code HUC-12 Code Top Chemical Top Chemcical Direct TRI TWPE (lb-eq/yr) Top Chemcical Indirect TRI TWPE (lb-eq/yr) Top Chemcical Total TRI TWPE (lb-eq/yr)
30753MNTVROLDUS MOUNT VERNON MILLS INC APPAREL FABRICS DIV TRION, GA 313210 AMMONIA 0 216 216
29661GYLYPHWY28 MILLIKEN & CO ENTERPRISE PLANT MARIETTA, SC 313311 030501090202 NITRATE COMPOUNDS 125 0 125
29670PNDLTHIGHW MILLIKEN & CO-PENDLETON FINISHING PLANT PENDLETON, SC 313311 030601010602 NITRATE COMPOUNDS 56.5 0 56.5
42629NNNDRPOBOX FRUIT OF THE LOOM - JAMESTOWN JAMESTOWN, KY 313312 LEAD AND LEAD COMPOUNDS 0.22 45.1 45.3
30753MNTVROLDUS MOUNT VERNON MILLS INC APPAREL FABRICS DIV TRION, GA 313210 SODIUM NITRITE 0 40.8 40.8
71602TRFLR5100I ARCELORMITTAL PINE BLUFF PINE BLUFF, AR 314992 111102070605 COPPER AND COPPER COMPOUNDS 2.19 31.4 33.6
71602TRFLR5100I ARCELORMITTAL PINE BLUFF PINE BLUFF, AR 314992 111102070605 LEAD AND LEAD COMPOUNDS 4.63 24.7 29.3
28349GLFRDROUTE GUILFORD MILLS INC GUILFORD EAST SITE KENANSVILLE, NC 313312 030300070206 NITRATE COMPOUNDS 13.9 0 13.9
72032TKSNS1500A TOKUSEN USA INC CONWAY, AR 314992 080203010101 ZINC AND ZINC COMPOUNDS 10 2.88 12.8
30701MDLRC345MA MODULAR CARPET SYSTEMS LLC CALHOUN, GA 314110 031501010501 ZINC AND ZINC COMPOUNDS 10 0.042 10.04

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