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Environmental Release Report: WEST BATON ROUGE Parish, LA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in WEST BATON ROUGE Parish*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    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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    *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 WEST BATON ROUGE 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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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Recognized Carcinogens 30,677 31
    Suspected Carcinogens 96 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 503,776 110
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 462,989 26
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 54,173 84
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 429,862 26
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 68,252 319
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 59,072 38
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 505,821 716
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 183 74
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 652,459 716
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 432,385 26
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 79,073 700
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 526,999 1,009
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 648,913 585

    *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 2,094,077 160,504 0 0 2,254,581 251,993 NA
    1989 1,883,920 1,764 0 0 1,885,684 1,007,336 NA
    1990 1,603,247 2,022 0 0 1,605,269 797,569 NA
    1991 375,914 2,701 0 0 378,615 4,111,766 10,473,832
    1992 366,984 3,364 0 0 370,348 4,348,447 13,088,722
    1993 283,985 3,448 0 0 287,433 6,149,977 11,732,128
    1994 233,101 4,314 0 0 237,415 6,627,144 8,091,168
    1995 1,133,466 4,033 0 0 1,137,499 821,121 10,934,879
    1996 1,017,252 4,116 0 0 1,021,368 915,633 12,576,653
    1997 1,189,351 2,681 0 0 1,192,032 1,187,540 13,162,289
    1998 1,257,898 3,114 246 0 1,261,258 938,815 13,099,554
    1999 1,084,093 5,174 0 0 1,089,267 1,208,067 12,923,750
    2000 927,358 11,437 58,200 0 996,995 1,680,613 16,594,679
    2001 860,611 9,361 47,244 0 917,216 1,393,486 21,624,755
    2002 667,592 1,009 15,236 0 683,837 963,199 15,634,831
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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