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Environmental Release Report: CHEVRON PHILLIPS CHEMICAL CO. - PASADENA PLASTICS COMPLEX
 
 
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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
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:1,3-BUTADIENE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:1,3-BUTADIENE
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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 13,658
    Suspected Carcinogens 4,674
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 27,357
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 13,658
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 72,918
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 4,674
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 4,674 1,089
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 13,699
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 27,357
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 365,111
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 13,658
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 72,918
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 529,158 1,089
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 27,357

    *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 1,626,170 4,800 277,700 0 1,908,670 1,794 NA
    1989 1,563,531 4,310 1,900 0 1,569,741 6,190 NA
    1990 1,288,930 1,127 1,200 0 1,291,257 2,612 NA
    1991 472,123 1,070 160 0 473,353 3,793,824 27,208,450
    1992 685,662 820 100 0 686,582 3,433,972 36,546,340
    1993 874,029 680 0 0 874,709 1,687,070 50,328,682
    1994 601,809 550 220 0 602,579 457,077 44,301,819
    1995 516,051 680 570 0 517,301 979,048 49,779,851
    1996 480,400 465 0 0 480,865 719,294 42,379,598
    1997 531,380 1,020 0 0 532,400 1,075,440 49,553,960
    1998 516,700 700 0 0 517,400 956,420 52,277,750
    1999 518,500 262 0 0 518,762 1,446,001 39,421,680
    2000 513,749 872 0 0 514,621 841,708 36,907,669
    2001 491,543 1,215 0 0 492,758 159,167 34,338,068
    2002 605,546 1,089 0 0 606,635 772,601 37,660,736
    "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: CHEVRON PHILLIPS CHEMICAL CO. - PASADENA PLASTICS COMPLEX
    Mailing Address: 1400 JEFFERSON RD., PASADENA, TX 77506
    Public Contact: DAVID G. GILL
    Phone: (713) 475-3650
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: CHEVRON PHILLIPS CHEMICAL CO. L.P.
    Latitude: 29.71866
    Longitude: -95.18248
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    • Scorecard's Criteria air pollutants report for this facility
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