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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD 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 131,305 6,700
    Suspected Carcinogens 394 24
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 44,770 1,558
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 19,015 445
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,623,770 4,785
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 280
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 145,916 13,751
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,635,110 5,160
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,715,955 9,653
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,812,640 51,135
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 315 430
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 203,990 45,703
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,814,630 57,820
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,811,880 11,475

    *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 761,718 49,560 5,341 0 816,619 37,723 NA
    1989 1,483,016 39,933 4,681 0 1,527,630 31,073 NA
    1990 1,642,851 36,507 4,961 0 1,684,319 41,637 NA
    1991 1,657,650 40,095 9,122 0 1,706,867 104,755 66,337,508
    1992 1,381,549 19,217 10,197 0 1,410,963 57,728 60,165,752
    1993 1,246,616 55,787 7,164 0 1,309,567 62,305 51,359,541
    1994 2,032,035 10,026 780 0 2,042,841 144,823 3,714,318
    1995 2,065,557 110,724 1,059 0 2,177,340 149,074 8,805,696
    1996 1,948,067 101,506 950 0 2,050,523 558,782 8,091,352
    1997 1,943,836 13,452 7,688 0 1,964,976 161,624 3,418,255
    1998 3,687,865 101,555 7,116 0 3,796,536 133,684 9,801,129
    1999 1,829,989 92,474 6,874 0 1,929,337 70,826 8,205,430
    2000 1,787,469 115,920 147,165 0 2,050,554 239,420 7,810,698
    2001 1,865,833 69,156 99,572 0 2,034,561 75,270 13,187,806
    2002 1,816,611 59,251 141,479 0 2,017,341 539,019 14,218,663
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Dioxin Compounds Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Grams of Dioxin Compounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    2000 1.29 .98 .1116 0 2.38 .0601 2.46
    2001 1.36 .28 .0098 0 1.65 .0035 1.67
    2002 1.27 .31 .3433 0 1.93 0 1.95
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