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

    View Summary Environmental Justice Report (en español).

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    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 2 .150
    Suspected Carcinogens 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 7 5
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2 .150
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 5 5
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 2 .150
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 7 .150
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 12 5
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 262 10
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 252 5
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2 .150
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 260 10
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 262 10
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 7 .150

    *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 177,726 0 0 0 177,726 8,191 NA
    1989 479,000 0 0 0 479,000 128,900 NA
    1990 222,800 0 0 0 222,800 102,900 NA
    1991 147,240 0 0 0 147,240 110,354 1,338,651
    1992 13,083 0 0 0 13,083 53,594 857,373
    1993 10,021 0 0 0 10,021 11,950 598,375
    1994 14,682 0 0 0 14,682 4,120 441,227
    1995 87 0 0 0 87 2,030 63,197
    1996 85 0 0 0 85 2,800 59,885
    1997 91 0 0 0 91 9,744 73,491
    1998 10 5 0 0 15 10,780 126,510
    1999 25 44,365 0 0 44,390 423,925 500,650
    2000 15 16,215 0 0 16,230 59,965 121,200
    2001 7 0 0 0 7 53,888 140,833
    2002 262 10 0 0 272 62,469 108,061
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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