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Environmental Release Report: SIGMA COATINGS USA B.V.
 
 
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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:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER 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 6,292 2
    Suspected Carcinogens 1 .170
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 59,203 15
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2,425 2
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 55,640 12
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 6,292 1
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 36,121 47
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 58,113 17
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 58,065 14
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 59,203 15
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 58,065 13
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 59,285 55
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 58,066 13

    *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
    1992 87,844 0 0 0 87,844 323,626 488,609
    1993 76,219 133 0 0 76,352 246,289 410,959
    1994 106,944 38 0 0 106,982 425,771 758,089
    1995 52,936 51 0 0 52,987 377,778 584,967
    1996 70,257 56 0 0 70,313 266,082 574,768
    1997 79,488 52 0 0 79,540 746,651 723,305
    1998 102,844 66 0 0 102,910 567,477 905,726
    1999 84,175 40 0 0 84,215 366,886 548,684
    2000 71,782 41 0 0 71,823 407,575 666,450
    2001 66,675 41 0 0 66,716 67,757 325,505
    2002 59,285 56 0 0 59,341 337,623 598,720
    "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: SIGMA COATINGS USA B.V.
    Mailing Address: 1401 DESTREHAN AVE., HARVEY, LA 70058
    Public Contact: KRISTINA VAN HAAGEN
    Phone: (504) 371-4321
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: NA
    Latitude: 29.89004
    Longitude: -90.07813
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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

    Scorecard's report for JEFFERSON County on:

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