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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
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    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 35 154
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 35 154
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 35 154
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 31,853
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 35 154
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 35 154
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 31,888 154
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 31,888 154
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 31,888 154
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 35 154
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 31,888 154
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 31,888 154

    *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 108,569 0 750 0 109,319 6,582 NA
    1989 90,396 1 500 0 90,897 1,001 NA
    1990 59,080 5 750 0 59,835 755 NA
    1991 24,596 10 768 0 25,374 1,010 23,908
    1992 33,278 5 856 0 34,139 3,020 45,313
    1993 68,184 0 0 0 68,184 0 74,184
    1994 47,940 0 0 0 47,940 0 53,940
    1995 55,165 0 0 0 55,165 0 55,165
    1996 56,008 0 0 0 56,008 0 56,008
    1997 14,375 0 0 0 14,375 0 122,982
    1998 66,054 0 0 0 66,054 0 168,237
    1999 50,000 0 0 0 50,000 0 238,000
    2000 75,667 0 0 0 75,667 0 240,894
    2001 35,830 173 221 0 36,224 91 78,228
    2002 31,888 154 197 0 32,239 81 69,623
    "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
    2001 .1869 0 .00237 0 .1893 0 .1894
    2002 .1663 0 .0021 0 .1684 0 .1684
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