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Environmental Release Report: UNION Parish, LA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in UNION Parish*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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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 UNION Parish

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:FORMALDEHYDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:FORMALDEHYDE
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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 25,022
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 860,162
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 55,147
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 25,022
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 55,147
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 98,023 1,312
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 98,023 1,312
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 42,876 1,312
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 98,023 1,312
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 98,023 1,312

    *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 157,750 0 0 0 157,750 25,730 NA
    1989 249,000 0 0 0 249,000 12,600 NA
    1990 262,780 0 0 0 262,780 0 NA
    1991 276,000 0 0 0 276,000 18,873 294,873
    1992 234,300 0 4,800 0 239,100 16,211 255,311
    1996 10,122 55,194 30,060 0 95,376 0 255,194
    1997 38,244 0 0 0 38,244 0 38,244
    1998 84,638 6,641 0 0 91,279 207,200 320,253
    1999 88,919 366,424 0 0 455,343 99 641,716
    2000 98,680 604,065 0 0 702,745 250 997,056
    2001 95,619 749,997 0 0 845,616 250 1,199,409
    2002 98,023 861,474 0 0 959,497 408 1,379,301
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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