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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 information on the methodology and types of changes identified, see EPA's most recent odd-numbered year Annual Effluent Guidelines Review Report 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.

Point Source Category Information - Coal mining (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 309 0 309 51.3 51.3
MANGANESE AND MANGANESE COMPOUNDS 249 0 249 41.2 92.6
MERCURY AND MERCURY COMPOUNDS 30.3 0 30.3 5.044 97.6
LEAD AND LEAD COMPOUNDS 10.7 0 10.7 1.78 99.4
COPPER AND COPPER COMPOUNDS 1.28 0 1.28 0.21 99.6
CHROMIUM AND CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS 0.49 0 0.49 0.082 99.7
ARSENIC AND ARSENIC COMPOUNDS 0.45 0 0.45 0.074 99.8
ZINC AND ZINC COMPOUNDS 0.36 0 0.36 0.059 99.8
VANADIUM AND VANADIUM COMPOUNDS 0.28 0 0.28 0.046 99.9
BARIUM AND BARIUM COMPOUNDS 0.16 0 0.16 0.026 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)
050500090502 Upper Little Coal River 302 0 302
050200060101 Maple Run-Youghiogeny River 227 0 227
050500090601 White Oak Creek 6.32 0 6.32
100901010501 Tongue River-Pearson Creek 2.2 0 2.2
050500090603 Joes Creek-Big Coal River 0.42 0 0.42
101301010803 Nelson Lake-Square Butte Creek 0 0 0
051100060505 Log Creek-Pond River 0 0 0
100902080205 Corral Creek-Little Powder River 0 0 0
050301060904 Piney Creek-Captina Creek 0 0 0
071300090309 Town of Elkhart-Lake Fork 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 Chemical Direct TRI TWPE (lb-eq/yr) Top Chemical Indirect TRI TWPE (lb-eq/yr) Top Chemical Total TRI TWPE (lb-eq/yr)
25130HBTMNUSRT1 ERP ENVIRONMENTAL - BETH STATION PREP MADISON, WV 212111 050500090502 AMMONIA 302 0 302
21550MTTKC293TA METTIKI COAL LLC OAKLAND, MD 212112 050200060101 MANGANESE AND MANGANESE COMPOUNDS 204 0 204
81625TRPPR65MIL TRAPPER MINING INC CRAIG, CO 212111 140500011108 MANGANESE AND MANGANESE COMPOUNDS 41.1 0 41.1
21550MTTKC293TA METTIKI COAL LLC OAKLAND, MD 212112 050200060101 MERCURY AND MERCURY COMPOUNDS 18.1 0 18.1
81625TRPPR65MIL TRAPPER MINING INC CRAIG, CO 212111 140500011108 MERCURY AND MERCURY COMPOUNDS 9.9 0 9.9
35006SSTLM8800O OAK GROVE RESOURCES LLC-CONCORD PREP PLANT/OAK GROVE MINE ADGER, AL 212112 031601120106 LEAD AND LEAD COMPOUNDS 6.49 0 6.49
25507CTNRY5914C PANTHER CREEK - SAMPLES ESKDALE, WV 212111 050500090601 AMMONIA 6.32 0 6.32
21550MTTKC293TA METTIKI COAL LLC OAKLAND, MD 212112 050200060101 LEAD AND LEAD COMPOUNDS 4.076 0 4.076
26541CRSCNRTE10 CORESCO LLC MAIDSVILLE COMPLEX MAIDSVILLE, WV 213113 MANGANESE AND MANGANESE COMPOUNDS 3.102 0 3.102
59025DCKRC12LAK DECKER COAL CO DECKER, MT 212111 100901010501 MERCURY AND MERCURY COMPOUNDS 2.2 0 2.2

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