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Discharge Monitoring Report (DMR) Pollutant Loading Tool

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 pg, 7K).

Point Source Category Information - Tobacco Products (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 0.205 6.91 3.67 38.5 38.5
NITRATE COMPOUNDS 2.41 0 2.41 25.3 63.8

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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)
020802060106 Curles Creek-James River 2.61 0 2.61
020503060804 Lower Chickies Creek 0 0 0
030201030203 Otter Creek 0 0 0
020802060101 Almond Creek-James River 0 1.19 0
030201010101 Cub Creek 0 0 0
050301060104 Castleman Run 0 0 0
030102010103 Big Hounds Creek 0 0 0
030201010501 Peachtree Creek-Boddies Millpond 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)
27420LRLLR2525E LORILLARD TOBACCO CO GREENSBORO, NC 312221 030300020104 AMMONIA 0.0055 3.46 3.47
23831PHLLP4100B PHILIP MORRIS USA PARK 500 SITE CHESTER, VA 312229 020802060106 NITRATE COMPOUNDS 2.41 0 2.41
23831PHLLP4100B PHILIP MORRIS USA PARK 500 SITE CHESTER, VA 312229 020802060106 AMMONIA 0.19 0 0.19
27828DMNNT1200W ALLIANCE ONE INTERNATIONAL INC FARMVILLE, NC 312210 030201030203 NICOTINE AND SALTS 0 0 0
27103TYLRB2415S AMERICAN SNUFF CO LLC TAYLOR BROTHERS DIV WINSTON-SALEM, NC 312229 030401011303 NICOTINE AND SALTS 0 0 0
30084LNLTD2280M LANE LTD TUCKER, GA 312229 NICOTINE AND SALTS 0 0 0
26003SWSHR4000W SWISHER INTERNATIONAL INC WHEELING, WV 312229 050301060104 NICOTINE AND SALTS 0 0 0
32206SWSHR459E1 SWISHER INTERNATIONAL INC JACKSONVILLE, FL 312229 030801031405 NICOTINE AND SALTS 0 0 0
60131STBCC11601 U S SMOKELESS TOBACCO MANUFACTURING CO LLC FRANKLIN PARK, IL 312229 NICOTINE AND SALTS 0 0 0
23831PHLLP4100B PHILIP MORRIS USA PARK 500 SITE CHESTER, VA 312229 020802060106 NICOTINE AND SALTS 0 0 0

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