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Quantities of TRI Chemicals in Waste (in pounds), Trend Report by The Dow Chemical Co - Louisiana Operations (TRI ID 70765THDWCHIGHW) for TOLUENE chemical, U.S. 1991-1997
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Row #  Year  Recycled On-site  View Trend Graphic Recycled Off-site  View Trend Graphic Energy Recovery On-site  View Trend Graphic Energy Recovery Off-site  View Trend Graphic Treated On-site  View Trend Graphic Treated Off-site  View Trend Graphic Total Quantity Disposed or Otherwise Released On- and Off-site  View Trend Graphic Total Production-related Waste Managed  View Trend Graphic Non-Production-related Waste Managed  View Trend Graphic
 
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1 1991 0 0 0 0 150,000 44 29,000 179,044 0
2 1992 0 0 0 0 200,000 0 9,500 209,500 0
3 1993 0 0 0 0 460,000 0 12,000 472,000 0
4 1994 0 0 0 0 187,000 0 14,000 201,000 0
5 1995 0 0 0 0 42,000 0 2,991 44,991 0
6 1996 0 0 0 0 29,000 0 15,000 44,000 0
7 1997 0 0 0 0 5,200 0 20,000 25,200 0

Quantities of TRI Chemicals in Waste (in pounds), Trend Report by The Dow Chemical Co - Louisiana Operations (TRI ID 70765THDWCHIGHW) for TOLUENE chemical, U.S. 1998-2017
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Row #  Year  Recycled On-site  View Trend Graphic Recycled Off-site  View Trend Graphic Energy Recovery On-site  View Trend Graphic Energy Recovery Off-site  View Trend Graphic Treated On-site  View Trend Graphic Treated Off-site  View Trend Graphic Total Quantity Disposed or Otherwise Released On- and Off-site  View Trend Graphic Total Production-related Waste Managed  View Trend Graphic Non-Production-related Waste Managed  View Trend Graphic
 
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1 1998 0 0 0 0 9,900 0 19,000 28,900 0
2 1999 0 0 0 0 146,890 0 13,000 159,890 0
3 2000 0 0 0 0 8,456,704 0 36,263 8,492,967 0
4 2001 0 0 0 0 53,325 0 33,476 86,801 0
5 2002 0 0 0 0 352,876 0 35,364 388,240 0
6 2003 0 0 0 0 29,796 0 36,827 66,623 0
7 2004 0 0 0 0 476,321 0 24,468 500,789 0
8 2005 0 0 0 0 653,331 0 30,376 683,707 0
9 2006 0 0 13 374 1,064,663 4,040 20,351 1,089,441 0
10 2007 0 0 310 40,706 1,195,281 28,008 30,585 1,294,890 0
11 2008 0 0 20 27,044 545,325 18,877 52,890 644,156 0
12 2009 0 0 13 26,039 374,192 1,305 27,908 429,457 0
13 2010 0 0 8 43,263 570,845 11,526 31,194 656,836 0
14 2011 0 0 7 32,824 265,183 6,286 25,671 329,971 0
15 2012 0 0 0 16,528 500,316 5,969 20,172 542,985 0
16 2013 0 0 209 27,042 296,830 5,331 8,539 337,951 0
17 2014 0 0 0 13,360 777,818 1,753 8,240 801,171 0
18 2015 0 0 0 23,134 376,499 3,638 5,919 409,190 0
19 2016 0 0 0 35,390 1,055,626 1,501 12,278 1,104,795 0
20 2017 0 0 0 17,917 818,411 3,412 7,705 847,445 0

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Note: Reporting year (RY) 2017 is the most recent TRI data year available. Facilities reporting to TRI were required to submit their data to EPA by July 1 for the previous calendar year's activities. TRI Explorer is using an updated 2017 data set (released to the public in April 2019). This dataset includes revisions for the years 1988 to 2017 processed by EPA, Revisions submitted to EPA after this time are not reflected in TRI Explorer reports. TRI data may also be obtained through EPA Envirofacts.

Users of TRI information should be aware that TRI data reflect releases and other waste management activities of chemicals, not whether (or to what degree) the public has been exposed to those chemicals. TRI data, in conjunction with other information, can be used as a starting point in evaluating exposures that may result from releases and other waste management activities which involve toxic chemicals. The determination of potential risk depends upon many factors, including the toxicity of the chemical, the fate of the chemical, and the amount and duration of human or other exposure to the chemical after it is released.

Quantities of TRI Chemicals in Waste from Section 8, Column B (Recycled On-site (8.4), Recycled Off-site (8.5), Energy Recovery On-site (8.2), Energy Recovery Off-site (8.3), Treated On-site (8.6), Treated Off-site (8.7), Total on-site disposal to Class I Underground Injection Wells, RCRA Subtitle C Landfills, and other Landfills (8.1A), Total other on-site disposal or other releases (8.1B), Total off-site disposal to Class I Underground Injection Wells, RCRA Subtitle C Landfills, and other Landfills (8.1C), Total other off-site disposal or other releases (8.1D), Total Quantity Disposed of or Otherwise Released On- and Off-site (8.1)), and Non-production-related waste managed from Section 8.8.

Beginning with reporting year 2003 Part II section 8.1 was replaced with 8.1A, 8.1B, 8.1C, and 8.1D. The new columns are included to facilitate trends analysis.

Quantities of waste data are from Section 8 of the Form R, which is the standard TRI reporting form. These data are available beginning with the 1991 reporting year.

A decimal point, or "." denotes the following: if a decimal point is reported across an entire row, the facility submitted a Form A (i.e., the facility certified that its total annual reportable amount is less than 500 pounds, and does not manufacture, process, or otherwise use more than 1 million pounds); or if a decimal point is reported in a single column, the facility left that particular cell blank in its Form R submission (a zero in a cell denotes either that the facility reported "0" or "NA" in its Form R submission).

How to cite TRI Explorer. Following APA Style, 6th edition, an appropriate citation to TRI Explorer is:
United States Environmental Protection Agency. (2019). TRI Explorer (2017 Updated Dataset (released April 2019) ) [Internet database]. Retrieved from https://www.epa.gov/triexplorer, (August 20, 2019).

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