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Environmental Release Report: OXY VINYLS L.P. - DEER PARK C/A
 
 
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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 Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CARBON TETRACHLORIDE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:VINYL CHLORIDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY 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 13,429 .014
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,046
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 14,475
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,046
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 17,936 .014
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 79
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 36
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 4,586
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 32,473
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 36
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 33,483
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 27,930
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 32,473
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 32,473

    *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 263,965 33,289 0 0 297,254 11,023,524 NA
    1989 353,490 49,700 0 0 403,190 5,269,050 NA
    1990 111,455 18,087 0 0 129,542 184,802 NA
    1991 192,622 13,935 0 0 206,557 1,919,753 3,921,075
    1992 108,720 14,554 1,270 0 124,544 450,993 8,687,787
    1993 66,740 13,138 2,655 0 82,533 87,602 1,538,700
    1994 84,615 3,014 0 0 87,629 138,016 1,898,920
    1995 42,100 1,848 130 0 44,078 208,925 2,375,974
    1996 33,156 42 0 0 33,198 180,828 2,520,841
    1997 47,650 10 0 0 47,660 406,352 2,479,575
    1998 30,786 6 0 0 30,792 151,233 3,593,908
    1999 31,283 4 0 0 31,287 36,619 3,102,585
    2000 77,301 8 0 0 77,309 192,641 6,722,453
    2001 63,927 93 0 0 64,020 196,632 6,945,494
    2002 33,519 .014 0 0 33,519 219,299 4,334,263
    "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 33.30 0 0 33.30 6.05 39.35
    2001 0 13.92 0 0 13.92 1.86 15.78
    2002 0 6.41 0 0 6.41 0 8.10
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: OXY VINYLS L.P. - DEER PARK C/A
    Mailing Address: 1000 TIDAL RD., DEER PARK, TX 77536
    Public Contact: CHRIS BURRELL
    Phone: (281) 884-4020
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: OCCIDENTAL PETROLEUM CORP.
    Latitude: 29.73028
    Longitude: -95.11
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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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