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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ETHYLENE OXIDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY
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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 307,793 27,037
    Suspected Carcinogens 118,638 3,328
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 731,068 314,409
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 260,388 1,530
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 967,058 5,593
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 140,377 2,455
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 464,728 33,140
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 746,763 21,297
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,144,787 87,276
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 227,847 122
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 2,537,280 89,306
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 191,014 1,570
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,125,167 66,185
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 3,512,123 93,729
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,498,514 87,470

    *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 7,585,406 1,139,658 85,106 165,620,820 174,430,990 248,347 NA
    1989 5,969,000 962,928 58,007 13,083,150 20,073,085 82,678 NA
    1990 3,604,882 985,447 46,274 9,733,169 14,369,772 59,951 NA
    1991 3,387,879 762,288 47,010 5,879,171 10,076,348 630,423 210,694,203
    1992 3,876,520 446,260 45,223 6,877,897 11,245,900 1,598,997 189,327,739
    1993 4,199,829 633,568 69,942 8,422,683 13,326,022 2,509,755 218,436,208
    1994 3,585,610 103,428 34,469 7,277,937 11,001,444 1,679,174 226,983,307
    1995 4,831,043 282,276 39,138 6,234,609 11,387,066 4,085,586 212,751,799
    1996 4,988,465 240,323 25,399 8,345,934 13,600,121 5,345,751 252,438,534
    1997 4,794,329 283,892 25,882 14,143,424 19,247,527 8,414,068 287,363,170
    1998 4,735,182 252,243 21,608 9,589,603 14,598,636 11,289,427 233,849,946
    1999 3,517,374 498,186 17,751 11,109,443 15,142,754 6,346,019 255,112,882
    2000 3,337,026 449,773 6,461 11,619,545 15,412,805 5,556,188 422,949,194
    2001 3,569,209 542,315 10,334 10,777,577 14,899,436 24,774,966 342,657,791
    2002 3,559,545 376,116 5,373 8,090,046 12,031,080 15,457,905 389,130,296
    "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 2.64 .861 0 0 3.51 5.98 10.23
    2001 3.02 14.37 0 0 17.39 3.82 21.79
    2002 2.74 19.60 0 0 22.34 1.89 27.24
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