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Environmental Release Report: OCCIDENTAL CHEMICAL CORP.
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
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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:1,2-DICHLOROETHANE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:1,2-DICHLOROETHANE
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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 6,525 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 7,762 4
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 6,509 3
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 497
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 6,803 4
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 8,258 4
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 1,455
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 12,363 5
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 5,550 3
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 11,893 4
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 7,306 5

    *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 170,024 2,562 1,447 0 174,033 135 NA
    1989 98,178 1,084 105 0 99,367 293 NA
    1990 27,628 1,491 0 0 29,119 19,081 NA
    1991 31,336 996 0 0 32,332 383 32,715
    1992 15,608 693 249 0 16,550 79 16,611
    1993 18,310 185 138 0 18,633 33,415 47,734
    1994 22,609 430 0 0 23,039 698,246 721,618
    1995 14,462 231 0 0 14,693 1,138,991 1,259,884
    1996 9,929 81 0 0 10,010 1,588,736 1,598,746
    1997 12,058 177 0 0 12,235 2,481,810 1,253,133
    1998 16,529 74 0 0 16,603 1,369,922 1,386,525
    1999 17,334 94 0 0 17,428 1,714,004 1,764,340
    2000 22,584 1,164 0 0 23,748 1,917,029 4,167,868
    2001 16,578 3 0 0 16,581 764,332 3,072,516
    2002 12,860 5 26 0 12,891 858,773 2,126,214
    "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 .00812 .8026 0 0 .8107 234 235
    2001 .00327 .7412 0 0 .7445 179 180
    2002 .00799 .7604 0 0 .7684 187 190
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: OCCIDENTAL CHEMICAL CORP.
    Mailing Address: 7377 HWY. 3214, CONVENT, LA 70723
    Public Contact: MIKE FATHEREE
    Phone: (225) 562-9251
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: OCCIDENTAL PETROLEUM CORP.
    Latitude: 30.05917
    Longitude: -90.82944
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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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