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Environmental Release Report: EXXONMOBIL BAYTOWN CHEMICAL PLANT
 
 
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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):
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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:BENZENE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:HYDROCHLORIC ACID
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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 133,020 324
    Suspected Carcinogens 97,461 179
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 374,428 33,828
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 228,186 316
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 165,562 845
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 118,172 79
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 692,791 1,335
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 229,516 2,117
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 929,047 6,379
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 446,865
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 671,495 6,380
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 108,948 97
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 415,121 4,988
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,513,855 7,648
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 929,235 7,833

    *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 4,498,933 6,924 1,367 0 4,507,224 12,220 NA
    1989 4,503,893 116,352 1,410 0 4,621,655 380 NA
    1990 3,403,993 123,371 8 0 3,527,372 2,624 NA
    1991 3,529,935 105,403 60 0 3,635,398 44,343 3,652,266
    1992 2,591,847 61,978 0 0 2,653,825 62,624 2,742,325
    1993 2,511,327 62,674 1,442 0 2,575,443 13,561 2,643,860
    1994 2,195,631 8,850 32,500 0 2,236,981 13,077 2,191,481
    1995 1,535,350 6,594 0 0 1,541,944 640,327 2,201,841
    1996 1,612,058 3,839 0 0 1,615,897 1,132,305 26,530,532
    1997 2,627,157 5,242 0 0 2,632,399 2,493,978 14,461,965
    1998 3,365,188 42,673 454 0 3,408,315 893,562 17,581,850
    1999 3,520,559 25,032 3,518 0 3,549,109 1,559,738 24,361,198
    2000 1,668,051 41,913 186 0 1,710,150 1,204,058 19,205,451
    2001 1,652,574 40,894 16,005 0 1,709,473 1,139,626 20,707,049
    2002 1,517,008 41,210 0 0 1,558,218 1,071,864 27,290,164
    "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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: EXXONMOBIL BAYTOWN CHEMICAL PLANT
    Mailing Address: 5000 BAYWAY DR., BAYTOWN, TX 77522
    Public Contact: B. T. DUNPHY
    Phone: (281) 834-8339
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: EXXONMOBIL CORP.
    Latitude: 29.74194
    Longitude: -95.02667
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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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