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Environmental Release Report: OCCIDENTAL CHEMICAL 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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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:

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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:CHLOROFORM
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:CHLOROFORM
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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 18 961
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 233 961
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 18 961
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 18 961
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 233 961
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 233 961
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 233 961
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 18 961
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 233 961
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 215

    *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 6,463 909 126 0 7,498 33,873 NA
    1989 2,209 932 57 0 3,198 73,360 NA
    1990 5,046 170 506 0 5,722 44,073 NA
    1991 25,294 373 289 0 25,956 43,542 30,680,171
    1992 13,775 2 280 0 14,057 47,125 30,274,096
    1993 11,605 360 138 0 12,103 95,330 32,877,561
    1994 26,341 270 1 0 26,612 45,742 11,391,142
    1995 649 970 0 0 1,619 80,258 18,087,610
    1996 679 810 0 0 1,489 85,361 18,689,810
    1997 246 800 0 0 1,046 133,170 2,870,390
    1998 241 600 0 0 841 51,841 2,855,942
    1999 417 560 0 0 977 40,182 1,243,144
    2000 230 510 0 0 740 51,672 3,054,612
    2001 162 731 0 0 893 24,548 2,579,637
    2002 233 961 0 0 1,194 39,665 4,731,982
    "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 0 .861 0 0 .861 3.07 3.93
    2001 0 14.37 0 0 14.37 2.84 17.21
    2002 0 19.60 0 0 19.60 .603 22.63
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: OCCIDENTAL CHEMICAL CORP.
    Mailing Address: 266 HWY. 3142, HAHNVILLE, LA 70057
    Public Contact: CHRIS KERAN
    Phone: (985) 783-7393
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: OCCIDENTAL PETROLEUM CORP.
    Latitude: 29.98472
    Longitude: -90.455
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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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