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Environmental Release Report: OXY VINYLS L.P. DEER PARK VCM PLANT
 
 
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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 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:1,2-DICHLOROETHANE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:VINYL CHLORIDE
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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 31,095
    Suspected Carcinogens 10
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 32,583
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 30,735
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 96
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 10,290
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 21,334
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 42,973
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 10,342
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 34,774
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 10
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 30,802
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 95,000
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 42,757

    *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 355,100 0 0 0 355,100 810,125 NA
    1989 231,082 0 0 0 231,082 6,052,000 NA
    1990 106,408 0 0 0 106,408 6,591,100 NA
    1991 49,538 0 0 0 49,538 5,343,001 74,652,400
    1992 50,880 0 0 0 50,880 3,390,903 58,148,677
    1993 98,740 0 0 0 98,740 2,706,868 59,872,287
    1994 68,245 0 0 0 68,245 1,598,554 68,386,580
    1995 56,845 0 0 0 56,845 367,222 71,760,980
    1996 41,395 0 0 0 41,395 278,934 47,825,760
    1997 82,874 0 0 0 82,874 235,076 50,750,385
    1998 40,039 0 0 0 40,039 304,362 59,990,195
    1999 43,991 0 0 0 43,991 151,129 202,995,681
    2000 42,913 0 0 0 42,913 264,121 35,729,140
    2001 58,283 0 0 0 58,283 5,079 37,144,874
    2002 95,285 0 0 0 95,285 287,459 64,610,454
    "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 51.90 0 0 0 51.90 39.18 978
    2001 51.40 0 0 0 51.40 10.19 7,083
    2002 52.10 0 0 0 52.10 27.30 4,666
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: OXY VINYLS L.P. DEER PARK VCM PLANT
    Mailing Address: 851 TIDAL RD., DEER PARK, TX 77536
    Public Contact: PHIL C. ANASTASIO
    Phone: (281) 476-2915
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: OCCIDENTAL CHEMICAL 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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