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Environmental Release Report: MONSANTO - LULING
 
 
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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:CHLOROMETHANE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER
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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 37,900 3,200
    Suspected Carcinogens 15,959
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 25,648 151,340
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 14,022
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 13,800 520
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 52,950 3,200
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 38,867 1,340
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 102,817 6,040
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 15,090
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 88,348 5,520
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 62,962 5,220
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 102,817 6,040
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 103,398 5,520

    *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 4,317,291 97,640 510 3,950,410 8,365,851 111,617 NA
    1989 796,242 23,377 0 3,776,800 4,596,419 8,003 NA
    1990 270,562 49,850 0 5,344,200 5,664,612 10,889 NA
    1991 409,570 50,120 120 3,485,800 3,945,610 11,290 29,984,950
    1992 914,975 30,248 300 4,734,960 5,680,483 423,812 34,122,325
    1993 867,922 42,220 0 2,986,400 3,896,542 405,003 25,925,718
    1994 207,413 22,930 0 4,818,300 5,048,643 383,002 34,157,970
    1995 66,321 234,050 0 5,397,660 5,698,031 468,210 27,629,278
    1996 88,940 164,940 0 7,488,660 7,742,540 351,230 32,777,071
    1997 101,309 202,521 0 9,629,000 9,932,830 674,220 41,207,010
    1998 112,629 176,560 0 8,951,300 9,240,489 71,000 46,886,032
    1999 123,521 234,840 0 9,860,600 10,218,961 89,545 45,846,640
    2000 135,445 215,710 336 10,577,300 10,928,791 169,349 46,249,693
    2001 136,342 293,210 3,744 9,993,000 10,426,296 177,730 38,388,599
    2002 103,398 156,040 2,440 7,322,980 7,584,858 50,100 26,214,458
    "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 0 0 0 0 1.96 1.96
    2001 0 0 0 0 0 .415 .415
    2002 0 0 0 0 0 .14 .14
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: MONSANTO - LULING
    Mailing Address: 12501 RIVER RD., LULING, LA 70070
    Public Contact: JEFF SWANN
    Phone: (985) 785-3408
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: MONSANTO CORP.
    Latitude: 29.9151
    Longitude: -90.37303
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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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