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Environmental Release Report: CITGO PETROLEUM CORP.
 
 
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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 Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CARBON TETRACHLORIDE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CARBON TETRACHLORIDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY 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 98,022 23
    Suspected Carcinogens 11,284 11
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 890,417 96,164
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 409,977 32
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 558,592 8,347
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 90,970 2
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 524,388 566
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 847,828 17,762
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 926,585 32,299
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 20,166
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,203,648 32,442
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 65,578 2
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 847,531 21,882
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,156,217 32,974
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,115,087 29,790

    *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 1,783,488 151,847 31,064 9,330,870 11,297,269 6,167,541 NA
    1989 1,052,185 309,726 24,233 9,154,300 10,540,444 40,669 NA
    1990 1,546,649 83,202 22,907 10,165,100 11,817,858 49,249 NA
    1991 1,472,802 67,712 6,116 9,284,726 10,831,356 314,052 71,492,796
    1992 1,879,753 151,353 5,251 3,930,990 5,967,347 160,062,179 257,397,209
    1993 1,948,224 161,230 6,682 0 2,116,136 17,762,450 240,253,687
    1994 1,697,520 33,324 1,893 0 1,732,737 376,354 42,954,730
    1995 2,430,533 117,912 4,000 0 2,552,445 68,751 46,171,330
    1996 2,172,696 104,708 0 0 2,277,404 166,120 56,948,344
    1997 2,140,950 101,299 0 0 2,242,249 81,206 43,647,022
    1998 2,113,195 99,376 0 0 2,212,571 280,839 45,416,053
    1999 1,495,203 103,777 0 0 1,598,980 14,230 32,992,425
    2000 1,480,331 113,488 0 0 1,593,819 168,351 17,067,978
    2001 1,405,294 131,575 16,372 0 1,553,241 162,814 28,557,495
    2002 1,330,627 112,198 0 0 1,442,825 453,504 25,605,245
    "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 .8758 .0016 0 0 .8774 .00953 .8869
    2001 .7914 .003847 0 0 .7952 0 .7952
    2002 .8483 .002565 0 0 .8509 0 .8509
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: CITGO PETROLEUM CORP.
    Mailing Address: 4401 HWY. 108, LAKE CHARLES, LA 70601
    Public Contact: RICK D. ZAGAR
    Phone: (337) 708-7753
    SIC Code: 29 Petroleum And Coal Products
    2002 Parent Company: NA
    Latitude: 30.14889
    Longitude: -93.33056
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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

    Information about whether this facility is in compliance with applicable environmental laws is available from EPA's Sector Facility Indexing Project:

    Scorecard's report for CALCASIEU County on:
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