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Environmental Release Report: LAFAYETTE Parish, LA
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in LAFAYETTE 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:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

    See how this county ranks on other chemical release and waste management attributes tracked by Scorecard

    Rank counties in LOUISIANA or facilities in LAFAYETTE Parish by chemical releases or waste generation

    *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 LAFAYETTE Parish

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:NICKEL COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COBALT COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to noncancer risk


    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 381
    Suspected Carcinogens 2,454
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 2,876 1
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 509
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 5,159 1
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 43
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,934
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 6,417 1
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 11,351 1
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 12,613
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 6
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 7,381 1
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 13,028 1
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 10,878

    *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 17,412 0 0 0 17,412 19,038 NA
    1989 9,973 200 250 0 10,423 110,710 NA
    1990 11,040 750 25,880 0 37,670 64,297 NA
    1991 24,357 0 1,750 0 26,107 97,052 107,310
    1992 5,302 0 250 0 5,552 105,085 96,193
    1993 15,098 0 0 0 15,098 149,339 179,824
    1994 13,971 0 0 0 13,971 51,791 68,566
    1995 3,671 0 0 0 3,671 114,155 130,947
    1996 4,032 0 64 0 4,096 120,564 129,042
    1997 4,358 0 0 0 4,358 244,047 96,761
    1998 3,431 0 0 0 3,431 122,444 92,548
    1999 20,546 0 0 0 20,546 34,366 53,847
    2000 11,907 0 0 0 11,907 33,856 44,978
    2001 11,990 0 0 0 11,990 38,949 50,523
    2002 13,028 1 0 0 13,029 54,993 97,830
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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