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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:BENZENE
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    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 184,774 447
    Suspected Carcinogens 19,421 60
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 792,324 310,545
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 321,520 461
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 478,871 201
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 183,636 397
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 729,795 3,188
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 611,886 308
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,158,991 3,210
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 70,860
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,312,015 3,191
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 136,205 393
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 980,429 2,806
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,464,670 5,867
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,170,081 3,227

    *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 1,195,805 2,531 21,790 4,281,000 5,501,126 1,994,834 NA
    1989 946,681 17,183 11,570 3,986,307 4,961,741 3,760 NA
    1990 1,216,405 16,210 717 4,390,605 5,623,937 58,916 NA
    1991 672,922 17,423 0 3,269,610 3,959,955 96,768 10,588,159
    1992 604,372 22,837 0 55,885 683,094 169,542 6,028,634
    1993 621,393 27,459 0 0 648,852 115,733 6,420,307
    1994 738,588 18,806 0 0 757,394 182,681 16,640,773
    1995 767,332 196,358 0 0 963,690 2,841 8,142,642
    1996 671,433 283,974 0 0 955,407 6,896 8,986,726
    1997 636,838 320,876 0 0 957,714 66,998 9,223,180
    1998 701,244 228,911 0 0 930,155 8,539 9,722,532
    1999 694,691 278,954 0 0 973,645 139,880 65,380,979
    2000 867,783 266,648 2,103 0 1,136,534 107,091 11,172,218
    2001 1,065,768 320,683 0 0 1,386,451 302,112 13,422,608
    2002 1,488,180 315,735 15 0 1,803,930 85,323 10,738,822
    "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 .512 0 0 0 .512 0 .472
    2001 .5105 0 0 0 .5105 0 .5105
    2002 .4972 0 0 0 .4972 0 .4972
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