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E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc.

Year Submitted: 2003

Process: Wastewater Treatment

Industry: Cement Manufacturing

Wastes Reduced: Wastewater

Substance: Herbicide

Location: La Porte TX

No. of employees: 1070

Contact: Angela T. Jenkins-Kirby

Phone: (713) 470-3253



Description:

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P2 Application:

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Environmental Benefits:

This project has reduced one uracil herbicide in the waste stream by 8,900 lb/yr. It is expected to reduce the quantity of another uracil herbicide in the waste stream by 119,000 lb/yr. Total organic carbon (TOC) loadings to the site's wastewater treatment plant from uracil herbicide production will be reduced by 41% overall. Additionally, hydraulic loadings will be reduced 51%, and EPCRA emissions/wastes and uracil herbicides waste will also be reduced.

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Details of Reductions

Additional Information :

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