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Environmental Release Report: SOLUTIA - CHOCOLATE BAYOU
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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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:ACRYLONITRILE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:HYDROGEN CYANIDE
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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 75,794 330
    Suspected Carcinogens 335
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 103,059 5,630
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 390
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 96,169 330
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 11,169
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 78,225 330
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 23,769
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 158,030 330
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 158,066 330
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 60
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 153,059 330
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 190,659 330
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 146,230 330

    *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
    1997 166,773 0 180,000 7,213,308 7,560,081 0 23,959,772
    1998 73,329 0 4,600 7,044,308 7,122,237 0 22,713,906
    1999 158,903 10,000 23,704 9,451,408 9,644,015 0 28,840,973
    2000 102,494 50 82,065 9,747,080 9,931,689 0 28,550,423
    2001 209,927 3,200 10,000 17,362,108 17,585,235 0 52,814,008
    2002 190,706 5,630 120,797 23,366,077 23,683,210 0 81,227,184
    "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: SOLUTIA - CHOCOLATE BAYOU
    Mailing Address: FM 2917, ALVIN, TX 77577
    Public Contact: H. D. TOY
    Phone: (281) 581-2161
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: SOLUTIA INC.
    Latitude: 29.32273
    Longitude: -95.26002
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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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