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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 47.5 47.5
NITRATE COMPOUNDS 913 186 1,099 29.9 77.5
AMMONIA 15.3 672 687 18.7 96.3
ZINC AND ZINC COMPOUNDS 0 46.4 46.4 1.26 97.6
LEAD AND LEAD COMPOUNDS 28.4 0.051 28.4 0.77 98.3
NICKEL AND NICKEL COMPOUNDS 0.5 23.4 23.9 0.65 99.03
NITRIC ACID 0 20.7 20.7 0.56 99.6
ETHYLENE GLYCOL 0 5.76 5.76 0.15 99.7
N-HEXANE 0 4.6008 4.6008 0.12 99.8
METHANOL 0 2.24 2.24 0.061 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)
041402030102 Village of Phoenix-Oswego River 635 0 635
170402121003 City of Jerome 0 86.4 86.4
101900040403 Table Mountain-Clear Creek 58.1 0 58.1
041000090207 Creager Cemetery-Maumee River 53.9 0 53.9
102200040302 City of Wakefield-Logan Creek Dredge 23.3 0 23.3
102400110103 Roys Branch-Missouri River 0 22.4 22.4
102400120106 Todd Branch-Platte River 15.4 0 15.4
020700050803 Hawksbill Creek-South Fork Shenandoah River 14.9 0 14.9
110100020301 Headwaters Wilsons Creek 0 14.6 14.6
051201111104 Headwaters Prairie Creek 0 14.3 14.3

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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 041402030102 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
83338JRMCH47W10 JEROME CHEESE CO JEROME, ID 311513 170402121003 NITRATE COMPOUNDS 0 86.4 86.4
55334MGWLDHWY51 M G WALDBAUM GAYLORD, MN 311999 NITRATE COMPOUNDS 71.2 0 71.2
80401DLPHC12THF GOLDEN BREWERY MILLERCOORS LLC GOLDEN, CO 312120 101900040403 NITRATE COMPOUNDS 49.2 0 49.2
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 NITRATE COMPOUNDS 35.09 0 35.09
43545CMPBLEASTM CAMPBELL SOUP SUPPLY CO LLC NAPOLEON, OH 311422 041000090207 LEAD AND LEAD COMPOUNDS 28.4 0 28.4

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