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Environmental Release Report: BP PRODS. N.A. WHITING BUSINESS UNIT
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
    Cleanest/Best Facilities in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Facilities in US
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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 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:MERCURY 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 33,169 698
    Suspected Carcinogens 2,265 47
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 114,085 10,351
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 60,603 501
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 179,042 249
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 20,359 98
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 162,823 2,298
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 79,636 498
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 140,574 4,547
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 139,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 2,527,660 8,251
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 24,889 449
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 220,990 7,998
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 3,042,219 9,708
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 345,740 4,407

    *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 2,399,833 6,630 17,058,610 0 19,465,073 292,200 NA
    1989 1,676,580 3,737 16,412 0 1,696,729 46,652 NA
    1990 1,268,914 41,037 11,633 0 1,321,584 649,027 NA
    1991 1,428,739 63,686 11,516 0 1,503,941 200,052,043 203,632,162
    1992 1,137,545 19,000 479 0 1,157,024 221,438,043 226,766,343
    1993 1,064,761 22,140 26,188 0 1,113,089 257,122,576 262,272,848
    1994 1,242,216 1,562 31,590 0 1,275,368 63,162 5,218,130
    1995 1,445,256 78,453 13,175 0 1,536,884 157,950 10,045,538
    1996 891,351 84,420 1,698 0 977,469 114,815 9,440,658
    1997 1,036,650 111,786 68,648 0 1,217,084 833,318 10,721,837
    1998 1,961,942 104,288 3,784 0 2,070,014 652,774 16,942,127
    1999 433,762 99,245 4,636 0 537,643 350,079 13,370,766
    2000 433,107 106,276 374 0 539,757 129,693 13,692,960
    2001 786,182 187,162 5,881 0 979,225 36,973 14,727,573
    2002 3,136,959 19,728 63 0 3,156,750 17,367 31,524,271
    "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 2.60 0 0 0 2.60 2.00 79.70
    2001 .6 0 0 0 .6 .54 21.60
    2002 .5 0 0 0 .5 0 16.20
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: BP PRODS. N.A. WHITING BUSINESS UNIT
    Mailing Address: 2815 INDIANAPOLIS BLVD., WHITING, IN 46394
    Public Contact: TOM KEILMAN
    Phone: (219) 473-3700
    SIC Code: 29 Petroleum And Coal Products
    2002 Parent Company: BP AMERICA INC.
    Latitude: 41.66303
    Longitude: -87.48449
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  • Links

    • Scorecard's Criteria air pollutants report for this facility
    • 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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