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Environmental Release Report: BOSSIER Parish, LA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in BOSSIER 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:

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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 BOSSIER Parish

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 42 17
    Suspected Carcinogens 135
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 769 24
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 224 5
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 503 19
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 2 5
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 800 208
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 802 24
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 816 12
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 807 17
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 5
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 860 19
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 862 215
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 854 17

    *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 5,239 0 0 0 5,239 252 NA
    1989 825 0 0 0 825 6 NA
    1990 1,963 0 5 5 1,973 564 NA
    1991 15,875 0 0 0 15,875 425,330 9,676,193
    1992 22,245 0 0 7,526 29,771 81,302 13,918,983
    1993 28,237 250 0 284 28,771 2,500 12,543,161
    1994 10,728 5 0 29,564 40,297 115,708 12,144,967
    1995 4,380 5 0 14,902 19,287 14,889 10,698,092
    1996 3,493 250 0 16,211 19,954 11,406 9,586,469
    1997 18,603 250 0 11,642 30,495 828 10,687,497
    1998 2,100 5 0 24,000 26,105 505 26,539
    1999 15,388 91 708 27,183 43,370 76,232 235,908
    2000 84,222 132 49 223 84,626 184,199 410,261
    2001 65,151 192 0 508 65,851 42,140 224,341
    2002 943 215 1,686 712 3,556 49,902 197,830
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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