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Environmental Release Report: ORION REFINING CORP.
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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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    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:

    See how this facility ranks on other chemical release and waste management attributes tracked by Scorecard

    Rank facilities in LOUISIANA or in ST. CHARLES County 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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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:BENZENE
    List chemicals contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY
    List chemicals contributing to noncancer risk

    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 6,784 86
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,172 102
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 43,120 9,153
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 11,532 67
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 32,105 174
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 5,724 61
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 21,420 419
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 25,783 1,591
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 31,727 15,786
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 22,098
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 84,361 18,201
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 4,058 42
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 36,785 15,000
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 101,162 18,525
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 54,546 18,196

    *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
    1997 9,805 0 0 0 9,805 1,500 10,271
    1998 102,783 1,250 0 0 104,033 7,669 386,016
    1999 198,949 10,412 0 0 209,361 15,892 27,941,630
    2000 143,501 16,879 0 0 160,380 185,826 5,369,511
    2001 337,127 28,639 3,754 0 369,520 408,734 29,866,989
    2002 116,466 23,729 83 0 140,278 255,940 27,640,172
    "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: ORION REFINING CORP.
    Mailing Address: 14902 RIVER RD., NEW SARPY, LA 70078
    Public Contact: ROBERT L. GROSS
    Phone: (985) 764-8611
    SIC Code: 29 Petroleum And Coal Products
    2002 Parent Company: NA
    Latitude: 29.98537
    Longitude: -90.39119
    Facilities are encouraged to respond to the information presented in Scorecard.
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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

    Information about whether this facility is in compliance with applicable environmental laws is available from EPA's Sector Facility Indexing Project:

    Scorecard's report for ST. CHARLES County on:
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