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Environmental Release Report: NORTHROP GRUMMAN SHIP SYS. AVONDALE OPS.
 
 
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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
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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 22,870
    Suspected Carcinogens 27 14
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 116,913 92
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 120,760 92
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 22,840
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 86,976 144
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 120,787 106
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 128,932 106
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 128,931
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 110,875 106
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 128,962 236
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 127,903 14

    *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 1,558,614 0 0 0 1,558,614 290,855 NA
    1989 697,170 0 0 0 697,170 0 NA
    1990 359,000 0 0 0 359,000 0 NA
    1991 551,029 9 0 0 551,038 178,045 729,091
    1992 171,082 135 0 0 171,217 1,084,792 1,185,919
    1993 82,900 1,985 0 0 84,885 689,370 672,486
    1994 58,990 10 0 0 59,000 871,235 830,768
    1995 83,545 1,105 0 0 84,650 1,775,850 1,860,385
    1996 92,643 583 0 0 93,226 1,925,405 2,018,674
    1997 144,943 5 0 0 144,948 8,809,241 4,551,252
    1998 164,938 348 0 0 165,286 4,400,041 4,562,469
    1999 124,008 236 0 0 124,244 917,049 1,229,487
    2000 163,454 49 0 0 163,503 1,139,519 1,320,661
    2001 329,741 0 0 0 329,741 680,104 1,009,830
    2002 128,962 236 0 0 129,198 501,354 630,093
    "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: NORTHROP GRUMMAN SHIP SYS. AVONDALE OPS.
    Mailing Address: 5100 RIVER RD., AVONDALE, LA 70094
    Public Contact: ED WINTER SENIOR COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST
    Phone: (504) 436-2121
    SIC Code: 34 Fabricated Metal Products
    2002 Parent Company: NORTHROP GRUMMAN SHIP SYS.
    Latitude: 29.92056
    Longitude: -90.19278
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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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