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Environmental Release Report: FORMOSA PLASTICS CORP. LOUISIANA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
    Cleanest/Best Facilities in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Facilities in US
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
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    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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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:TRICHLOROFLUOROMETHANE
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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:VINYL CHLORIDE
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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 58,738 299
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 76,555 299
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 40
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 58,584 299
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 941 137
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 13,516
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 57,136 299
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 91,401 299
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 12,609
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 80,737 299
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 40
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 60,753 299
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 93,216 299
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 91,359 162

    *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 259,647 2,272 0 0 261,919 199,948 NA
    1989 275,166 851 0 0 276,017 11,797 NA
    1990 115,983 245 0 0 116,228 32,646 NA
    1991 147,986 301 0 0 148,287 7,693,669 35,088,396
    1992 220,943 831 0 0 221,774 13,424,637 44,441,475
    1993 132,816 3,241 0 0 136,057 9,356,351 21,217,164
    1994 146,661 2,146 0 0 148,807 15,092,077 44,314,794
    1995 106,351 685 0 0 107,036 15,284,468 41,617,451
    1996 121,844 444 0 0 122,288 15,622,161 44,378,532
    1997 252,157 575 0 0 252,732 32,111,678 59,393,475
    1998 242,591 237 0 0 242,828 9,153,732 52,715,525
    1999 211,322 1,175 0 0 212,497 15,617,075 58,987,630
    2000 198,356 1,603 0 0 199,959 203,580 39,592,858
    2001 78,036 659 0 0 78,695 4,971 37,334,348
    2002 93,338 299 0 0 93,637 147 33,818,513
    "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 61.00 .0018 0 0 61.00 380 440
    2001 58.00 .0019 0 0 58.00 492 550
    2002 60.00 .0018 0 0 60.00 600 660
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: FORMOSA PLASTICS CORP. LOUISIANA
    Mailing Address: GULF STATES RD., BATON ROUGE, LA 70805
    Public Contact: TIM LEBLANC
    Phone: (225) 356-8609
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: FORMOSA PLASTICS CORP. USA
    Latitude: 30.4982
    Longitude: -91.18915
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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 EAST BATON ROUGE County on:

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