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Environmental Release Report: CITGO PETROLEUM CORP.
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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    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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    *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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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:BENZENE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:BENZENE
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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 1,328 1
    Suspected Carcinogens 16,116 4
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 4,474 2
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2,777 2
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 2,235
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,328 1
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 3,806 2
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 18,836 5
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 20,058 6
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 21,854 6
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,207 1
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 3,805 1
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 21,675 6
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 20,058 6

    *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
    1998 32,041 0 0 0 32,041 2,922 34,963
    1999 45,857 0 0 0 45,857 0 45,857
    2000 42,009 0 0 0 42,009 13,086 55,095
    2001 23,047 9 0 0 23,056 719 23,766
    2002 21,854 6 0 0 21,860 286 22,145
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: CITGO PETROLEUM CORP.
    Mailing Address: 4801 S. WOOD AVE., LINDEN, NJ 07036
    Public Contact: KENT YOUNG
    Phone: (918) 495-5111
    SIC Code: 51 Wholesale Trade--Nondurable Goods
    2002 Parent Company: CITGO PETROLEUM CORP.
    Latitude: 40.60092
    Longitude: -74.20952
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  • Links

    • See EPA Envirofacts report for this facility for information about regulatory compliance, hazardous waste handling processes, Superfund status, and permitted air and water emissions.
    • RTK NET report for this facility, which includes its complete Form R report to EPA's Toxics Release Inventory

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