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Environmental Release Report: ASSUMPTION Parish, LA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in ASSUMPTION Parish*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Total environmental releases:
    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:
    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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    Rank counties in LOUISIANA or facilities in ASSUMPTION Parish by chemical releases or waste generation

    *Note: These rankings are based on chemical releases and transfers reported by industrial facilities to the Toxics Release Inventory, and do not take into account major sources of pollution or toxic chemicals that are not covered by TRI.

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  • Environmental Justice Analysis for ASSUMPTION Parish

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:BENZENE
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:ZINC COMPOUNDS
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    See Scorecard's estimates of the health risks associated with outdoor air pollution for this area

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Recognized Carcinogens 1,156
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 30,501
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 9,593
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 30,323
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,024
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 30,593
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 40,176
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 40,549
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 61,506
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 373
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 30,056
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 70,898
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 39,919

    *Note: Some chemicals are associated with more than one health effect, so their release may be counted multiple times in this table. Therefore, it is not appropriate to sum releases sorted by health effect. Total reported releases to air and water are provided in the data summary below.
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  • What We Don't Know About Chemical Safety and Harm
  • Air Releases
    6 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    218 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
    Water Releases
    5 TRI chems released to water in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    172 TRI chemicals released to water in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
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  • TRI Data Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    1988 28,215 0 0 0 28,215 87,900 NA
    1989 57,426 0 0 0 57,426 29,972 NA
    1990 627,163 0 5,725 0 632,888 27,720 NA
    1991 160,373 0 0 0 160,373 83,513 452,995
    1992 238,992 0 0 0 238,992 97,697 585,511
    1993 527,395 0 0 0 527,395 171,400 985,440
    1994 187,492 0 0 0 187,492 107,918 330,025
    1995 236,871 0 18,909 0 255,780 264,258 701,885
    1996 317,721 0 12,000 0 329,721 261,958 760,722
    1997 209,465 0 13,000 0 222,465 456,368 474,812
    1998 151,930 0 5,700 0 157,630 174,563 437,649
    1999 83,923 0 20,000 0 103,923 142,731 260,242
    2000 42,162 0 6,703 0 48,865 114,524 163,534
    2001 88,744 0 6,010 0 94,754 137,340 233,047
    2002 70,898 0 6,000 0 76,898 91,140 204,524
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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