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Environmental Release Report: CHEVRON ORONITE CORP.
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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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:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:ZINC 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 283 40
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 3,481 1,856
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 10,522 4,505
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 281 13
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,256 776
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 9,384 4,492
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 10,011 4,659
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 5,175
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 12,746 5,131
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 5,180 1,929
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 18,482 5,818
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 15,836 5,105

    *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 11,561 503 76,864 360,107 449,035 0 NA
    1989 17,088 205 139,960 399,500 556,753 0 NA
    1990 6,709 197 146,319 476,277 629,502 0 NA
    1991 5,442 723 93,014 357,053 456,232 5 544,913
    1992 5,370 238 135,596 299,810 441,014 0 634,507
    1993 6,178 221 13,007 282,655 302,061 0 329,122
    1994 7,128 611 137,903 1,318,156 1,463,798 7,339 1,558,394
    1995 4,378 557 100,277 1,689,618 1,794,830 38,692 2,111,660
    1996 15,166 3,439 96,644 860,579 975,828 73 1,207,919
    1997 2,986 1,023 121,627 782,061 907,697 828 1,134,980
    1998 4,964 742 119,115 714,153 838,974 5,309 1,134,267
    1999 4,329 2,698 55,635 134,472 197,134 44,185 560,108
    2000 12,472 17,428 3,973 2,530 36,403 830,140 2,031,966
    2001 16,865 24,224 0 18,394 59,483 473,780 1,973,120
    2002 18,482 5,831 0 2,563 26,876 412,251 913,174
    "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: CHEVRON ORONITE CORP.
    Mailing Address: 10285 HWY. 23 S., BELLE CHASSE, LA 70037
    Public Contact: D. L. BATHEL
    Phone: (504) 391-6331
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: CHEVRON USA INC.
    Latitude: 29.80825
    Longitude: -90.01
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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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