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Environmental Release Report: LYONDELL CHEMICAL CO.
 
 
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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:BENZENE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER COMPOUNDS
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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 290,130
    Suspected Carcinogens 67,440 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 294,543
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 78,920
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 314,663
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 270,000
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 178,231 5
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 319,903 85
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 379,263
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 439,316
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 65,400
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 264,733
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 528,176 85
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 440,616 5

    *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 1,157,615 1,650 0 13,006,480 14,165,745 819,850 NA
    1989 1,116,290 4,140 0 1,120,400 2,240,830 511,020 NA
    1990 369,740 5,330 0 963,500 1,338,570 414,500 NA
    1991 677,014 4,660 0 998,083 1,679,757 9,888,606 72,030,669
    1992 489,354 3,439 0 928,895 1,421,688 9,075,364 72,229,320
    1993 519,748 2,873 0 893,342 1,415,963 8,296,909 81,914,702
    1994 930,020 313 0 1,873,118 2,803,451 1,997,386 76,339,674
    1995 861,759 640 0 2,802,631 3,665,030 2,455,218 95,152,770
    1996 718,980 70 0 2,468,631 3,187,681 2,074,054 103,512,420
    1997 652,084 125 0 3,137,163 3,789,372 2,840,992 81,271,407
    1998 525,467 66 0 3,723,761 4,249,294 2,556,178 75,620,605
    1999 683,662 207 0 4,006,210 4,690,079 1,818,311 80,090,018
    2000 698,463 418 0 4,031,850 4,730,731 170,713 96,423,397
    2001 574,395 1 0 4,039,724 4,614,120 1,334,536 134,043,188
    2002 582,316 85 0 3,812,421 4,394,822 1,262,607 125,437,164
    "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 1.00 0 0 0 1.00 0 1.00
    2001 1.00 0 0 0 1.00 0 1.00
    2002 .72 0 0 0 .72 0 .72
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: LYONDELL CHEMICAL CO.
    Mailing Address: 2502 SHELDON RD., CHANNELVIEW, TX 77530
    Public Contact: DAVID HASTINGS
    Phone: (281) 862-4485
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: LYONDELL CHEMICAL CO.
    Latitude: 29.8161
    Longitude: -95.1092
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  • Links

    • Scorecard's Criteria air pollutants report for this facility
    • 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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