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Environmental Release Report: ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST Parish, LA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST 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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    *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. JOHN THE BAPTIST Parish

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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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 370,272 104
    Suspected Carcinogens 4,513
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 427,531 78,622
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 53,037 15
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 402,554 181
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 343,792 81
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 436,856 91
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 71,165 250
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 485,346 4,626
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 77,859
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 522,073 4,649
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 19,459 5
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 465,426 4,621
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 724,857 4,789
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 536,266 4,626

    *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 1,494,765 50,441 64,444 1,372,980 2,982,630 5,294,738 NA
    1989 1,552,736 87,321 25,600 1,139,838 2,805,495 843,354 NA
    1990 1,379,474 97,367 24,137 1,283,821 2,784,799 538,401 NA
    1991 1,238,988 26,920 726 1,020,610 2,287,244 3,383,053 25,960,811
    1992 1,184,009 22,057 263 810,188 2,016,517 3,875,015 33,937,396
    1993 698,824 15,405 537 778,597 1,493,363 4,223,695 27,133,067
    1994 836,187 1,998 254 831,167 1,669,606 4,668,331 27,495,437
    1995 796,624 29,228 6,583 701,622 1,534,057 4,890,784 25,117,597
    1996 743,136 33,994 9,625 742,487 1,529,242 5,973,934 24,926,169
    1997 629,164 36,027 8,428 521,172 1,194,791 10,740,130 26,340,643
    1998 612,443 34,560 12,858 642,544 1,302,405 2,048,945 26,766,294
    1999 740,887 75,830 0 597,492 1,414,209 4,624,220 26,396,964
    2000 840,090 274,761 15,908 671,488 1,802,247 6,092,041 25,269,580
    2001 761,070 229,364 2 648,881 1,639,317 4,999,844 23,004,452
    2002 731,790 83,220 0 436,087 1,251,097 3,761,324 24,572,745
    "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 .9166 0 0 0 .9166 0 .9166
    2001 .9049 0 0 0 .9049 0 .9049
    2002 .9157 0 0 0 .9157 0 .9157
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