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Environmental Release Report: CYTEC INDS. INC. FORTIER PLANT
 
 
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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:ACRYLONITRILE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:HYDROGEN CYANIDE
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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 8,325 26
    Suspected Carcinogens 2
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 31,470 82
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 795
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 38,935 265
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,798 73
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 21,842 26
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 18,701 256
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 307,376 22,012
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 66,650
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 307,392 22,102
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 297,332 21,773
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 401,734 22,085
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 366,410 22,102

    *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 783,550 413,850 1,250 175,187,750 176,386,400 97,850 NA
    1989 614,350 321,500 0 191,404,650 192,340,500 10,300 NA
    1990 582,489 262,493 0 161,186,000 162,030,982 9,832 NA
    1991 373,536 305,090 0 141,330,450 142,009,076 32,782 152,706,032
    1992 435,114 297,671 0 146,355,805 147,088,590 247,303 165,189,579
    1993 530,923 40,551 0 119,578,250 120,149,724 134,094 149,643,055
    1994 510,882 40,468 0 19,962,750 20,514,100 36,650 42,143,139
    1995 621,493 50,572 0 26,362,503 27,034,568 47,969 45,755,600
    1996 284,306 65,345 0 23,711,470 24,061,121 50,718 59,596,783
    1997 787,671 37,984 0 20,076,300 20,901,955 99,878 69,508,466
    1998 250,413 48,583 0 19,605,900 19,904,896 107,194 49,896,628
    1999 233,378 24,795 0 13,604,200 13,862,373 23,880 78,492,942
    2000 435,554 27,694 0 16,429,470 16,892,718 203,042 70,596,635
    2001 357,164 25,026 0 10,603,835 10,986,025 21,107 45,516,885
    2002 401,750 22,102 0 8,829,043 9,252,895 871 35,937,971
    "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: CYTEC INDS. INC. FORTIER PLANT
    Mailing Address: 10800 RIVER RD., WESTWEGO, LA 70094
    Public Contact: JASWANT S. GILL
    Phone: (504) 431-9511
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: NA
    Latitude: 29.96389
    Longitude: -90.27444
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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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