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Environmental Release Report: WILLIAMS OLEFINS L.L.C. GEISMAR ETHYLENE 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
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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 21,023 5
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,296
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 24,903 10
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 23,077 10
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 3,939
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 13,523 5
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 16,107 10
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 5,993 5
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 31,160 10
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 273,694 10
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 20,493 5
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 3,880 5
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 356,099 10
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 27,016 10

    *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 225,150 500 0 0 225,650 4,600 NA
    1989 277,350 500 0 0 277,850 1,750 NA
    1990 361,560 10 0 0 361,570 285 NA
    1991 464,300 10 0 0 464,310 750 14,531,430
    1992 459,860 10 0 0 459,870 750 24,140,160
    1993 318,900 10 0 0 318,910 3,414 5,057,764
    1994 313,640 10 0 0 313,650 520 10,411,640
    1995 280,605 10 0 0 280,615 275 7,870,237
    1996 276,110 10 0 0 276,120 750 5,791,709
    1997 270,150 10 0 0 270,160 1,500 6,809,982
    1998 651,490 10 0 0 651,500 750 7,173,040
    1999 353,655 10 0 0 353,665 750 6,227,269
    2000 363,838 10 0 0 363,848 750 4,772,796
    2001 290,977 10 0 0 290,987 1,250 15,253,825
    2002 360,243 10 0 0 360,253 260 7,898,489
    "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: WILLIAMS OLEFINS L.L.C. GEISMAR ETHYLENE PLANT
    Mailing Address: 5205 HWY. 3115, GEISMAR, LA 70734
    Public Contact: L. G. BAYER
    Phone: (225) 642-2100
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: WILLIAMS ENERGY SERVICES
    Latitude: 30.23417
    Longitude: -91.05056
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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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