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Environmental Release Report: EAST BATON ROUGE Parish, LA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in EAST BATON ROUGE 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:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive 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 EAST BATON ROUGE Parish

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:FREON 113
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CARBON TETRACHLORIDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD 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 397,737 9,684
    Suspected Carcinogens 778,291 7,031
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 2,355,167 1,617,956
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 506,398 1,795
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 2,993,535 163,442
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,001,060 4,719
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,088,178 22,685
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 2,527,283 206,416
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 2,607,584 196,217
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 594,642
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 5,403,548 312,282
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 151,187 1,362
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 2,247,280 174,251
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 5,940,790 317,165
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 3,461,569 197,423

    *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 11,675,756 592,364 1,503,986 0 13,772,106 8,528,107 NA
    1989 10,005,352 301,662 248,579 0 10,555,593 1,811,683 NA
    1990 10,122,172 3,093,741 233,749 0 13,449,662 2,640,778 NA
    1991 11,023,728 3,745,606 112,975 0 14,882,309 12,292,822 145,375,072
    1992 8,979,781 1,599,333 260,600 0 10,839,714 17,716,044 141,215,469
    1993 7,703,093 1,197,977 250,765 0 9,151,835 17,903,396 120,321,287
    1994 7,840,077 82,408 206,292 0 8,128,777 24,573,776 148,663,897
    1995 7,906,869 1,635,551 292,736 80 9,835,236 22,480,502 150,381,130
    1996 7,990,637 2,138,121 239,154 0 10,367,912 22,193,420 161,272,730
    1997 7,792,865 4,532,752 442,614 0 12,768,231 41,936,844 199,225,632
    1998 8,267,520 3,786,348 333,165 0 12,387,033 15,813,339 318,243,322
    1999 7,839,720 4,798,584 368,756 0 13,007,060 22,298,008 331,233,027
    2000 9,365,519 3,877,539 334,296 0 13,577,354 6,398,783 297,688,951
    2001 6,641,481 3,044,353 116,176 0 9,802,011 4,859,219 172,638,122
    2002 6,389,990 1,955,657 290,163 0 8,635,810 5,877,044 186,641,966
    "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 63.84 3.19 2.99 0 70.01 380 449
    2001 61.25 3.18 3.05 0 67.48 492 560
    2002 62.93 3.33 3.37 0 69.62 600 670
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