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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:2-NITROPROPANE
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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 118,409 3,552
    Suspected Carcinogens 44,911
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 98,530 430,043
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 244 980
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 734,376 14,870
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 44,947 980
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 202,039 10,608
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 716,518 15,929
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,186,033 23,458
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 101,822
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,225,734 25,672
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 244 980
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 532,484 10,679
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,332,721 33,236
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,290,661 25,118

    *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 3,012,305 670,172 90,090 7,557,000 11,329,567 582,817 NA
    1989 6,493,597 511,623 25,297 5,849,000 12,879,517 23,014 NA
    1990 2,957,320 298,312 28,186 5,841,000 9,124,818 470,744 NA
    1991 2,239,422 267,983 19,836 1,834,000 4,361,241 706,830 34,103,070
    1992 1,494,803 174,999 71,210 6,023,000 7,764,012 190,669 64,505,670
    1993 1,503,131 223,918 71,369 5,523,000 7,321,418 242,519 61,622,455
    1994 2,061,507 113,003 241,850 5,601,352 8,017,712 207,555 33,657,400
    1995 2,817,683 137,344 237,741 5,264,233 8,457,001 126,129 26,317,819
    1996 2,738,946 241,211 514,631 5,919,223 9,414,011 199,737 61,751,530
    1997 2,442,394 325,778 371,930 6,176,140 9,316,242 783,480 27,989,583
    1998 2,641,897 417,212 365,284 9,172,479 12,596,872 479,852 34,812,180
    1999 2,678,619 521,993 345,918 9,898,990 13,445,520 855,628 33,301,378
    2000 2,735,469 571,950 335,946 6,170,671 9,814,036 492,796 20,617,634
    2001 2,823,697 464,267 351,799 4,845,152 8,484,915 457,271 23,147,634
    2002 1,334,486 461,108 373,281 6,822,236 8,991,111 283,888 35,324,519
    "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 .996 0 0 0 .996 0 .996
    2001 1.04 0 0 0 1.04 0 1.04
    2002 1.01 0 0 0 1.01 0 1.01
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