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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY COMPOUNDS
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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 3,460 500
    Suspected Carcinogens 4,619 1,000
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 345,754 750
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2,735 250
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 343,010 500
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 306,170 1,000
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 6,915 1,750
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 643,269 500
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 685,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 350,660 1,000
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,855 250
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 347,719 500
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 698,054 2,250
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 721,529 1,500

    *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 0 0 0 0 0 0 NA
    1989 0 0 0 0 0 0 NA
    1990 0 0 0 0 0 0 NA
    1991 0 0 0 0 0 0 58,400
    1992 533 1,500 0 0 2,033 0 94,053
    1993 13,578 0 0 0 13,578 2 213,919
    1994 21,713 0 0 0 21,713 10,020 244,258
    1995 20 0 0 0 20 30 114,027
    1996 0 0 0 0 0 10 5
    1997 0 0 0 0 0 20 5
    1998 3,336,934 2,500 1,677,048 0 5,016,482 10 5,138,006
    1999 706,350 3,750 993,870 0 1,703,970 0 3,147,405
    2000 759,030 4,000 1,241,700 0 2,004,730 0 3,802,384
    2001 722,548 4,000 1,175,382 0 1,901,930 0 3,475,895
    2002 737,549 4,000 1,670,579 0 2,412,128 0 4,076,572
    "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 .9 0 0 0 .9 0 .9
    2001 .87 0 0 0 .87 0 .87
    2002 .88 0 0 0 .88 0 .88
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