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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
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    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 11,829
    Suspected Carcinogens 56
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 172,457 209,730
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 72,744
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 101,255
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 556
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 72,800
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 162,782
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 174,282
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 174,282
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 556
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 160,911
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 174,338
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 174,055

    *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 3,807 25,600 0 0 29,407 4,936 NA
    1989 11,044 15,500 0 0 26,544 3,107 NA
    1990 31,413 22,500 0 0 53,913 2,201 NA
    1991 9,393 27,505 0 0 36,898 218,242 254,249
    1992 4,459 27,020 0 0 31,479 3,325 30,911
    1993 14,085 6,030 0 0 20,115 2,659 21,348
    1994 91,972 0 0 0 91,972 5,433 95,971
    1995 118,003 0 0 0 118,003 469 133,472
    1996 146,585 0 5,300 0 151,885 2,726 153,933
    1997 165,942 124,945 3,376 0 294,263 3,420 297,259
    1998 116,459 255,500 18,829 0 390,788 275 390,290
    1999 104,903 256,800 14,230 0 375,933 0 368,378
    2000 164,137 159,940 4,633 0 328,710 304 328,718
    2001 207,051 81,120 7,778 0 295,949 0 295,948
    2002 174,338 209,730 5,073 0 389,141 0 389,142
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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