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Environmental Release Report: BPAMOCO CHEMICAL CO. CHOCOLATE BAYOU PLANT
 
 
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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:ACETONITRILE
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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 58,210
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,655
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 88,045
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 65,490
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 87,845
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 18,484
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 35,455
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 33,353
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 88,841
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 365,530
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 54,700
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 97,273
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 577,525
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 80,946

    *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 4,327,947 1,420 0 0 4,329,367 38,814 NA
    1989 4,174,193 2,436 0 0 4,176,629 29,043 NA
    1990 4,036,377 3,912 0 0 4,040,289 29,048 NA
    1991 1,942,948 550 2,010 0 1,945,508 208,935 2,822,283
    1992 1,899,302 620 20 0 1,899,942 20,265 9,506,912
    1993 1,644,717 592 0 0 1,645,309 73,440 8,850,434
    1994 1,781,382 587 0 0 1,781,969 23,881 8,328,988
    1995 2,209,740 1,950 0 0 2,211,690 2,512 14,300,226
    1996 2,052,498 1,945 935 0 2,055,378 33,340 31,870,874
    1997 1,140,199 0 0 0 1,140,199 58,248 35,376,810
    1998 1,984,134 0 0 0 1,984,134 7,041 36,198,712
    1999 1,116,031 0 0 0 1,116,031 48,407 60,079,428
    2000 1,299,803 0 0 0 1,299,803 74,711 57,396,913
    2001 190,150 0 0 0 190,150 35,464 65,941,664
    2002 577,731 0 0 0 577,731 15,188 31,034,725
    "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: BPAMOCO CHEMICAL CO. CHOCOLATE BAYOU PLANT
    Mailing Address: 2 MILES S. OF INTERSECTION FM2004 & FM2917, ALVIN, TX 77511
    Public Contact: J. H. ROBINS
    Phone: (409) 945-1421
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: BP AMERICA INC.
    Latitude: 29.22028
    Longitude: -95.20722
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    • Scorecard's Criteria air pollutants report for this facility
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