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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:BENZENE
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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 8,303
    Suspected Carcinogens 364
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 17,682
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 13,540
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 70,981
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 8,241
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 16,325
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 69,734
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 77,750
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 84,726
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 7,694
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 16,979
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 84,967
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 77,448

    *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 72,167 1,250 0 0 73,417 11,360 NA
    1989 11,207 1,250 0 0 12,457 0 NA
    1990 86,832 87 0 0 86,919 1,773 NA
    1991 88,029 57 500 0 88,586 57,733 191,440
    1992 194,854 4 750 0 195,608 69,378 127,658
    1993 27,337 8,104 750 0 36,191 60,533 94,818
    1994 74,026 2 1,250 0 75,278 85,200 159,127
    1995 106,025 0 1,500 0 107,525 90,500 196,627
    1996 78,058 0 1,250 0 79,308 34,634 126,060
    1997 78,984 0 3,743 0 82,727 97,400 132,038
    1998 104,167 0 499 0 104,666 6,140 111,698
    1999 99,862 0 100 0 99,962 35,096 135,066
    2000 113,550 0 16 0 113,566 27,719 141,255
    2001 122,522 0 0 0 122,522 90,010 180,469
    2002 85,090 0 0 0 85,090 5,505 150,633
    "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 .1615 0 .0015 0 .163 .0199 .1829
    2001 .117 0 0 0 .117 .1086 .2257
    2002 .1435 0 0 0 .1435 0 .3089
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