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Environmental Release Report: VALERO REFINING - TEXAS L.P.
 
 
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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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    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 19,747 72
    Suspected Carcinogens 17,128 935
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 67,376 347,921
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 25,371 34
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 49,572 82
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 13,136 22
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 40,593 44
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 53,283 709
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 80,223 1,369
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 39,509
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 156,516 1,425
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 9,643 22
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 69,410 654
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 226,022 1,681
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 124,065 1,659

    *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 388,924 7,685 0 0 396,609 10,800,734 NA
    1989 326,346 4,587 0 0 330,933 13,912 NA
    1990 353,489 5,373 0 0 358,862 22,034 NA
    1991 454,108 7,917 0 0 462,025 8,513 3,436,780
    1992 527,346 5,485 0 0 532,831 14,371 13,232,377
    1993 891,524 5,779 84 0 897,387 19,275 9,366,783
    1994 1,874,917 7,103 2,002 0 1,884,022 66,792 4,333,176
    1995 1,402,710 53,692 5,804 0 1,462,206 65,417 4,106,954
    1996 764,529 4,926 388 0 769,843 21,495 4,314,844
    1997 288,637 6,890 0 0 295,527 49,778 3,153,663
    1998 175,270 236,175 0 0 411,445 112,971 4,841,420
    1999 253,220 278,290 0 0 531,510 44,501 11,927,463
    2000 338,022 463,640 0 0 801,662 31,596 12,544,380
    2001 259,692 338,024 0 0 597,716 41,774 26,299,773
    2002 236,104 349,497 0 0 585,601 17,336 28,738,345
    "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: VALERO REFINING - TEXAS L.P.
    Mailing Address: 9701 MANCHESTER, HOUSTON, TX 77012
    Public Contact: TAL LOGBACK
    Phone: (713) 923-3417
    SIC Code: 29 Petroleum And Coal Products
    2002 Parent Company: VALERO ENERGY CORP.
    Latitude: 29.71845
    Longitude: -95.25377
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  • Links

    • Scorecard's Criteria air pollutants report for this facility
    • 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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