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Environmental Release Report: CONOCOPHILLIPS CO. SWEENY REFY. COMPLEX
 
 
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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):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:
    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:BENZENE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY
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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 40,790 591
    Suspected Carcinogens 11,474
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 180,949 592
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 80,613 1
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 180,063 591
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 38,123 1
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 143,209 592
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 159,214 1
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 187,557 1,066
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 194,790
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 338,410 1,066
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 34,528
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 223,274 1,657
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 525,957 1,657
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 385,200 1,657

    *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 2,386,262 29,283 0 0 2,415,545 8,429,300 NA
    1989 630,007 42,869 0 0 672,876 103,973 NA
    1990 822,203 26,138 9,700 0 858,041 78,378 NA
    1991 891,033 29,723 69,066 0 989,822 17,693 157,379,617
    1992 1,030,901 7,451 69,062 0 1,107,414 30,641 21,901,036
    1993 827,066 4,955 15,733 0 847,754 2,212 133,512,665
    1994 631,692 5,443 40,253 0 677,388 6,421 121,206,628
    1995 1,042,682 9,760 37,000 0 1,089,442 10,196 140,541,413
    1996 671,351 4,110 10,000 0 685,461 264,553 117,439,944
    1997 820,076 9,060 47,900 0 877,036 484,572 4,987,335
    1998 1,069,118 10,040 72,600 0 1,151,758 5,765 77,634,060
    1999 985,252 1,540 72,600 0 1,059,392 1,679 6,092,687
    2000 592,362 10,878 89,906 0 693,146 457,676 1,296,970
    2001 555,815 1,797 37,236 0 594,848 37,114 1,178,956
    2002 559,252 1,657 21,223 0 582,132 55,141 1,175,775
    "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 .1779 0 0 0 .1779 0 .1779
    2001 .4359 0 0 0 .4359 0 .4359
    2002 .498 0 0 0 .498 0 .498
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: CONOCOPHILLIPS CO. SWEENY REFY. COMPLEX
    Mailing Address: STATE HWY. 35 AT FM 524, OLD OCEAN, TX 77480
    Public Contact: M.W. DEESE
    Phone: (979) 491-2532
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: CONOCOPHILLIPS CO.
    Latitude: 29.16333
    Longitude: -95.75556
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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

    Information about whether this facility is in compliance with applicable environmental laws is available from EPA's Sector Facility Indexing Project:

    Scorecard's report for BRAZORIA County on:
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