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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHLOROMETHANE
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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 102,267 3,593
    Suspected Carcinogens 28,177 37
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 79,870 119,587
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 26,610 98
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,365,182 8,339
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 228,705 6,078
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,391,403 10,535
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,658,537 12,543
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 135,045
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,625,061 62,586
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 297 98
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 313,855 53,609
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,782,131 64,913
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,761,687 15,075

    *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 1,062,250 42,600 13,750 0 1,118,600 2,000 NA
    1989 742,465 13,291 205 0 755,961 7,909,600 NA
    1990 2,017,975 126,173 15,615 0 2,159,763 1,450 NA
    1991 1,937,655 98,148 7,664 0 2,043,467 0 13,929,616
    1992 1,680,410 75,550 1,948 0 1,757,908 0 14,410,140
    1993 1,385,540 77,550 1,430 0 1,464,520 0 11,844,220
    1994 1,479,013 153,848 15,853 0 1,648,714 15,250 10,823,658
    1995 1,147,890 178,856 417 0 1,327,163 0 13,495,717
    1996 1,304,700 184,594 10,000 0 1,499,294 0 12,641,921
    1997 1,253,680 231,610 271,000 0 1,756,290 0 12,601,717
    1998 1,135,526 189,945 241,000 0 1,566,471 0 10,686,492
    1999 1,652,605 90,849 227,709 0 1,971,163 0 9,033,427
    2000 1,787,870 93,739 237,924 0 2,119,533 0 9,753,156
    2001 1,736,502 95,836 415,812 0 2,248,150 0 9,719,749
    2002 1,782,650 185,353 410,551 0 2,378,553 0 16,438,404
    "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 3.78 0 .324 0 4.10 0 4.10
    2001 .9861 .2334 .2334 0 1.45 0 1.47
    2002 .9384 .2117 .1882 0 1.34 0 1.34
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