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

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    Rank counties in LOUISIANA or facilities in LAFOURCHE 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 LAFOURCHE Parish

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 1,258 1,000
    Suspected Carcinogens 108
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 22,952
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 3,905
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 29,524
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 5
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 24,267 1,000
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 33,536
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 36,243 1,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 36,155 1,000
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 5
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 25,795 1,000
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 36,277 1,000
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 34,744 1,000

    *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 7,891 2,485 766,223 0 776,599 86,887 NA
    1989 46,214 2,172 2,052 0 50,438 106,909 NA
    1990 56,165 2,205 299,000 0 357,370 60,966 NA
    1991 97,641 2,100 236,000 0 335,741 96,834 488,314
    1992 95,642 2,400 218,800 0 316,842 123,446 532,949
    1993 73,662 4,300 162,500 0 240,462 143,440 547,635
    1994 97,887 6,005 0 0 103,892 161,450 527,893
    1995 45,079 5,710 0 0 50,789 127,610 315,224
    1996 33,004 2,201 0 0 35,205 15,807 243,562
    1997 83,814 1,502 0 0 85,316 93,340 572,021
    1998 38,550 1,400 0 0 39,950 55,840 187,432
    1999 81,089 1,400 219 0 82,708 100,034 213,863
    2000 46,121 1,600 207 0 47,928 43,557 123,455
    2001 31,066 1,200 0 0 32,266 1,854,176 1,905,846
    2002 36,277 1,000 13,410 0 50,687 758,456 831,293
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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