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Environmental Release Report: EXXONMOBIL CHEMICAL BATON ROUGE CHEMICAL PLANT
 
 
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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 developmental toxicants:
    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 Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHLOROMETHANE
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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 70,094 1,215
    Suspected Carcinogens 123,782 6,350
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 279,147 37,195
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 191,974 378
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 935,985 62,780
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 43,145 668
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 408,373 7,288
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 322,370 101,885
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 634,302 71,627
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 252,790
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,394,809 79,213
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 44,100 181
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,083,592 28,467
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,792,472 76,906
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 781,295 70,332

    *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 4,441,242 68,670 0 0 4,509,912 2,906,812 NA
    1989 4,349,188 56,020 0 0 4,405,208 497,949 NA
    1990 4,323,530 53,332 0 0 4,376,862 218,308 NA
    1991 3,409,286 132,633 0 0 3,541,919 2,606,913 25,053,768
    1992 2,557,990 248,455 0 0 2,806,445 2,796,087 24,227,665
    1993 1,686,543 61,017 0 0 1,747,560 3,606,572 21,400,077
    1994 1,827,918 33,285 0 0 1,861,203 3,423,189 21,536,658
    1995 1,965,933 987,909 0 0 2,953,842 5,795,230 29,689,179
    1996 1,561,777 36,235 0 0 1,598,012 5,582,940 29,538,695
    1997 1,739,677 75,561 0 0 1,815,238 7,684,882 33,836,924
    1998 1,839,070 57,193 0 0 1,896,263 4,470,508 36,555,132
    1999 2,039,416 58,192 0 0 2,097,608 3,020,302 35,695,315
    2000 1,859,564 121,655 0 0 1,981,219 2,331,936 28,818,415
    2001 1,723,162 283,431 0 0 2,006,592 2,631,366 28,977,431
    2002 1,820,307 147,501 0 0 1,967,808 2,631,453 32,524,731
    "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 .3841 0 0 0 .3841 0 .3841
    2001 .484 0 0 0 .484 0 .484
    2002 .475 0 0 0 .475 0 .47
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: EXXONMOBIL CHEMICAL BATON ROUGE CHEMICAL PLANT
    Mailing Address: 4999 SCENIC HWY., BATON ROUGE, LA 70805
    Public Contact: DAVE GARDNER
    Phone: (225) 977-7102
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: EXXON MOBIL CORP.
    Latitude: 30.49639
    Longitude: -91.17306
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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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