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Environmental Release Report: WASHINGTON Parish, LA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in WASHINGTON 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):
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    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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    Rank counties in LOUISIANA or facilities in WASHINGTON 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 WASHINGTON 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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    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 142,966 1,966
    Suspected Carcinogens 427 13
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 15,935 939
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,404 630
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,471,632 5,610
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 212,967 6,366
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,472,939 6,240
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,562,569 18,269
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 103,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,633,766 63,916
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,306 630
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 175,262 57,893
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,747,693 67,653
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,727,693 24,299

    *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 128,344 11,600 0 0 139,944 394,158 NA
    1989 113,636 12,700 0 0 126,336 117,770 NA
    1990 125,980 11,520 0 0 137,500 126,731 NA
    1991 1,664,384 14,200 0 0 1,678,584 145,216 10,137,688
    1992 1,017,099 15,230 0 0 1,032,329 178,375 9,986,467
    1993 1,175,479 16,130 0 0 1,191,609 217,687 9,113,493
    1994 1,903,163 510 0 0 1,903,673 224,901 4,213,099
    1995 1,580,404 6,225 0 0 1,586,629 826,613 8,455,645
    1996 1,709,036 6,489 5,400 0 1,720,925 793,353 8,279,009
    1997 1,689,964 6,585 2,098 0 1,698,647 1,798,652 8,573,646
    1998 1,721,358 8,200 0 0 1,729,558 656,102 7,538,010
    1999 161,137 63,910 0 0 225,047 642,336 1,147,125
    2000 1,687,155 77,317 0 0 1,764,472 598,081 7,805,744
    2001 1,784,158 72,724 0 0 1,856,882 431,731 7,063,136
    2002 1,760,096 74,329 0 0 1,834,425 482,462 8,328,432
    "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 1.30 0 0 0 1.30 0 1.30
    2001 1.40 0 0 0 1.40 0 1.40
    2002 1.40 0 0 0 1.40 0 1.40
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