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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
    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 60,681 1,122
    Suspected Carcinogens 138 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 3,682 176
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 72 12
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 928,442 2,566
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 72 12
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 110,262 1,122
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 928,514 2,578
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,112,784 18,765
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 49,581
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,123,674 19,857
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 72 12
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 198,770 17,417
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,173,393 19,849
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,169,190 2,830

    *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 145,288 9,410 0 0 154,698 0 NA
    1989 643,434 10,961 500 0 654,895 0 NA
    1990 672,653 11,469 500 0 684,622 0 NA
    1991 681,005 11,300 0 0 692,305 0 32,801,807
    1992 888,005 12,400 0 0 900,405 0 35,775,907
    1993 840,005 16,000 0 0 856,005 0 34,517,407
    1994 1,543,005 12,000 0 0 1,555,005 0 44,015,407
    1995 1,634,605 11,400 0 0 1,646,005 0 43,977,707
    1996 1,725,007 11,400 0 0 1,736,407 0 5,064,107
    1997 1,784,007 11,310 0 0 1,795,317 0 4,615,007
    1998 1,832,500 11,310 0 0 1,843,810 0 4,301,110
    1999 1,741,960 13,600 0 0 1,755,560 0 4,191,070
    2000 1,748,572 492 0 0 1,749,064 0 3,719,874
    2001 1,183,256 21,912 0 0 1,205,168 0 3,298,419
    2002 1,173,393 19,862 0 0 1,193,255 0 2,532,343
    "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 .797 0 .016 0 .813 0 .813
    2001 .72 0 .003 0 .723 0 .72
    2002 .759 0 .002 0 .761 0 .759
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