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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY COMPOUNDS
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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 113,763 5,051
    Suspected Carcinogens 680 1,679
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 56,670 26,630
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 985 391
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 3,353,058 214,818
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 929,615 9,611
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 3,323,126 222,262
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 4,270,531 264,970
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 905,783
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 3,562,283 274,645
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 698 391
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 261,968 58,062
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 4,467,692 282,612
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 4,437,659 238,310

    *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 85,724 3,269 37,752 0 126,745 0 NA
    1989 83,289 3,706 502 0 87,497 0 NA
    1990 374,373 2,043 502 0 376,918 0 NA
    1991 350,398 2,087 964 0 353,449 0 22,790,788
    1992 482,418 215 49 0 482,682 0 23,277,632
    1993 534,692 748 142 0 535,582 511,631 24,377,041
    1994 3,009,481 0 2,018 0 3,011,499 170,069 22,303,353
    1995 3,197,711 336 710 0 3,198,757 56,104 10,636,011
    1996 3,461,920 742 14,871 0 3,477,533 59,130 10,740,838
    1997 3,983,485 6,484 523,835 0 4,513,804 537,694 8,615,693
    1998 4,756,545 47,717 3,861,247 0 8,665,509 125,864 14,707,875
    1999 4,777,858 80,909 3,170,058 0 8,028,825 136,175 13,772,469
    2000 4,251,740 83,708 3,427,136 0 7,762,585 85,352 14,229,231
    2001 4,415,409 75,714 3,929,743 0 8,420,866 83,230 14,377,682
    2002 4,476,845 310,782 5,008,210 0 9,795,836 185,603 11,573,984
    "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 1.06 0 .197 0 1.25 0 1.26
    2001 .4459 0 .392 0 .8379 0 .8379
    2002 2.25 0 2.26 0 4.52 0 4.52
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