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Environmental Release Report: RAPIDES Parish, LA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in RAPIDES 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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    *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 RAPIDES 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 143,555 3,313
    Suspected Carcinogens 344 33
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 69,486 103,381
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 693 294
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 898,906 7,122
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants .093 68
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 230,944 4,104
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 860,473 7,449
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 975,959 8,484
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 126,197
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,030,087 29,916
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 167 294
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 178,887 22,465
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,096,706 30,329
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,127,785 20,188

    *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 163,118 4,580 666 0 168,364 66,460 NA
    1989 417,505 7,240 376 0 425,121 10,777 NA
    1990 1,216,137 6,830 0 0 1,222,967 9,224 NA
    1991 1,162,674 7,690 1,100 0 1,171,464 16,445 7,091,109
    1992 1,162,194 76,170 5,924 0 1,244,288 10,617 6,949,968
    1993 1,150,879 16,610 47 0 1,167,536 15,796 5,799,949
    1994 2,455,705 1,220 2,189 0 2,459,114 17,759 6,547,679
    1995 1,554,924 8,875 4,571 0 1,568,370 30,022 5,349,969
    1996 2,568,897 4,024 2,547 0 2,575,468 54,155 5,004,724
    1997 1,194,094 15,309 409,575 0 1,618,978 129,576 4,489,979
    1998 1,343,533 32,289 139,610 0 1,515,432 124,316 4,432,899
    1999 1,401,320 33,379 37,865 0 1,472,564 120,377 4,270,521
    2000 1,219,056 27,705 307,310 0 1,554,071 115,862 3,571,350
    2001 1,103,556 130,513 304,689 0 1,538,758 57,206 3,847,403
    2002 1,141,492 142,895 240,790 0 1,525,177 69,123 6,462,749
    "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 1.12 23.57 0 0 24.69 39.83 900
    2001 .6181 31.46 .025 0 32.10 14.54 1,144
    2002 .647 30.10 .003 0 30.75 26.10 1,365
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