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Environmental Release Report: TERREBONNE Parish, LA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in TERREBONNE Parish*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized developmental 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 TERREBONNE Parish

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:ZINC
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 72,992
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 15,477
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 49,946
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 65,423
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 62,929
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 62,929
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 70,498
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 65,423
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 72,992
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 65,423

    *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
    1997 36,600 0 0 0 36,600 3,644,600 1,858,900
    1998 53,759 0 0 0 53,759 65,812 201,847
    1999 73,499 0 164 0 73,663 89,080 214,962
    2000 89,851 0 0 0 89,851 28,499 143,185
    2001 115,042 0 0 0 115,042 6,500 125,945
    2002 72,992 0 0 0 72,992 43,906 116,898
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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