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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 information on the methodology and types of changes identified, see EPA's most recent odd-numbered year Annual Effluent Guidelines Review Report (PDF) (169 pp, 2MB) on the Effluent Guidelines Plan webpage. Because of this review and EPA's methodology for interpreting data and calculating loads, the calculated loads and category rankings may differ from original calculations using DMR and TRI data that have not been updated. Data that have been updated by EPA's annual reviews are indicated by green flags designating that a change has been made to a concentration, quantity, or flow value. A listing of the DMR and TRI data changes from the most recent annual review is available in the Annual Effluent Guidelines Review Report Appendices (PDF) (241 pp, 3.3MB).

Point Source Category Information - Miscellaneous Foods and Beverages (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
SELENIUM AND SELENIUM COMPOUNDS 0 1,744 1,744 45.6 45.6
NITRATE COMPOUNDS 988 125 1,113 29.1 74.8
AMMONIA 95.7 706 802 20.9 95.8
ZINC AND ZINC COMPOUNDS 0 46.9 46.9 1.23 97.03
NICKEL AND NICKEL COMPOUNDS 5.086 27.7 32.8 0.86 97.8
LEAD AND LEAD COMPOUNDS 28.4 1.28 29.6 0.77 98.6
N-HEXANE 15.48 8.68 24.1 0.63 99.3
NITRIC ACID 0 16.7 16.7 0.43 99.7
ETHYLENE GLYCOL 0 5.76 5.76 0.15 99.8
METHANOL 0 2.26 2.26 0.059 99.9

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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)
041402011611 Crooked Brook-Seneca River 635 0 635
102300010305 Bacon Creek-Missouri River 74.8 0 74.8
101900040402 Clear Creek Canyon 58.1 0 58.1
041000090207 Creager Cemetery-Maumee River 53.9 0 53.9
070801041802 Jack Creek-Mississippi River 48.3 0 48.3
050800020706 Town of New Miami-Great Miami River 35.4 0.47 35.9
102400040201 Main Ditch No 6 26.6 0 26.6
102200040302 City of Wakefield-Logan Creek Dredge 23.3 0 23.3
102400110103 Roys Branch-Missouri River 0 22.4 22.4
080901000101 Mississippi River-Bonnet Carre Spillway 15.48 0 15.48

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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 Chemical Direct TRI TWPE (lb-eq/yr) Top Chemical Indirect TRI TWPE (lb-eq/yr) Top Chemical Total TRI TWPE (lb-eq/yr)
52404RDSTR956TH RED STAR YEAST CO LLC CEDAR RAPIDS, IA 311999 SELENIUM AND SELENIUM COMPOUNDS 0 1,744 1,744
13027NHSRB2885B ANHEUSER-BUSCH LLC BALDWINSVILLE, NY 312120 041402011611 NITRATE COMPOUNDS 635 0 635
93727JGLLW5610O E & J GALLO WINERY FRESNO FRESNO, CA 312130 AMMONIA 0 326 326
52404RDSTR956TH RED STAR YEAST CO LLC CEDAR RAPIDS, IA 311999 AMMONIA 0 230 230
51059KNDKNPORTN GELITA SERGEANT BLUFF, IA 311999 102300010305 AMMONIA 74.8 0 74.8
55334MGWLDHWY51 M G WALDBAUM GAYLORD, MN 311999 NITRATE COMPOUNDS 71.2 0 71.2
80401DLPHC12THF GOLDEN BREWERY MILLERCOORS LLC GOLDEN, CO 312120 101900040402 NITRATE COMPOUNDS 49.2 0 49.2
52627THDLCHWY61 PINNACLE FOODS GROUP LLC FORT MADISON PLANT FORT MADISON, IA 311422 070801041802 NITRATE COMPOUNDS 48.3 0 48.3
52404RDSTR956TH RED STAR YEAST CO LLC CEDAR RAPIDS, IA 311999 ZINC AND ZINC COMPOUNDS 0 40.1 40.1
45067MLLRB2525W MILLERCOORS LLC - TRENTON BREWERY TRENTON, OH 312120 050800020706 NITRATE COMPOUNDS 35.09 0 35.09

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