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Environmental Release Report: ST. JAMES Parish, LA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in ST. JAMES Parish*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
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    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. JAMES Parish

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:BENZENE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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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 40,034 2,935
    Suspected Carcinogens 89,068 56
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 148,101 273,147
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 53,294 1,514
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 186,949 1,586
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 88,738 82
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 191,663 7,433
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 219,373 26,431
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 2,050,892 80,966
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 806,621
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 2,066,777 81,086
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 22,576 1,451
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,884,346 80,926
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 2,872,101 85,510
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 2,804,240 81,077

    *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 17,014,692 120,322,655 188,465,198 10,007,528 335,810,073 185,053 NA
    1989 1,436,073 13,630,403 329,480 9,918,905 25,314,861 13,645 NA
    1990 15,384,300 77,340,694 575,723 8,740,905 102,041,622 46,061 NA
    1991 13,472,460 129,730,036 663,700 0 143,866,196 62,757 208,030,063
    1992 7,708,440 141,522,866 650,612 0 149,881,918 33,072 386,546,376
    1993 5,696,045 184,008,820 725,912 0 190,430,777 121,424 255,210,514
    1994 6,739,267 9,237,183 919,862 0 16,896,312 1,760,571 29,235,153
    1995 7,520,700 6,374,215 803,055 0 14,697,970 1,995,750 26,908,310
    1996 7,829,798 8,883,835 872,267 0 17,585,900 2,474,315 31,315,986
    1997 8,050,632 7,756,803 843,678 0 16,651,113 4,226,414 48,511,913
    1998 7,765,622 8,555,299 877,259 0 17,198,180 1,792,375 46,856,029
    1999 6,100,980 104,130 45,070 0 6,250,180 2,350,661 107,536,443
    2000 4,523,729 140,912 6,503 0 4,671,144 3,082,064 86,071,778
    2001 1,627,539 319,381 1,014,458 0 2,961,379 2,589,627 29,813,646
    2002 2,892,469 381,776 1,331,028 0 4,605,273 1,468,063 32,945,656
    "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 .00812 .8026 0 0 .8107 234 235
    2001 .00327 .7412 0 0 .7445 179 180
    2002 .00799 .7604 0 0 .7684 187 190
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