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Environmental Release Report: SHELL CHEMICAL CO. DEER PARK
 
 
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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:BENZENE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY
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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 147,798 61
    Suspected Carcinogens 61
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 320,558 1,408
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 209,288 .080
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 218,946 1,057
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 108,971 .080
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 191,641 61
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 263,331 1,057
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 525,732 1,759
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 477
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 657,143 1,820
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 140,923 .080
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 182,113 650
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 759,108 1,815
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 513,708 1,419

    *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 6,487,617 25,490 1,459,854 437,750 8,410,711 945,600 NA
    1989 6,291,810 23,070 791,319 430,440 7,536,639 786,337 NA
    1990 5,581,694 20,920 570,812 430,243 6,603,669 1,881,429 NA
    1991 5,488,595 32,411 406,091 306,283 6,233,380 1,773,358 48,718,001
    1992 4,470,687 24,712 295,667 3,320,646 8,111,712 2,546,352 49,551,210
    1993 3,821,886 13,142 692,903 14,795 4,542,726 2,817,149 30,392,913
    1994 3,287,992 15,660 330,643 424,000 4,058,295 2,719,308 23,416,557
    1995 2,377,506 195,758 384,253 1,800,000 4,757,517 13,213,976 33,070,739
    1996 2,060,679 163,844 257,219 0 2,481,742 11,289,087 56,663,366
    1997 2,004,796 184,009 305,551 0 2,494,356 23,256,368 67,090,177
    1998 1,698,414 1,528,760 62,070 0 3,289,244 8,244,329 42,526,618
    1999 1,239,429 31,000 3 0 1,270,432 1,409,718 31,781,659
    2000 1,311,731 38,461 0 0 1,350,192 11,158 32,651,606
    2001 968,943 75,670 285 0 1,044,898 87,902 4,886,135
    2002 875,971 1,834 285 0 878,090 121,998 46,691,761
    "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 1.53 1.50
    2001 0 0 0 0 0 8.08 8.08
    2002 0 0 0 0 0 0 49.55
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: SHELL CHEMICAL CO. DEER PARK
    Mailing Address: 5900 HWY. 225, DEER PARK, TX 77536
    Public Contact: D.B. MCKINNEY MGR COMM RELNS
    Phone: (713) 246-6247
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: SHELL OIL CO.
    Latitude: 29.72222
    Longitude: -95.11639
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    • 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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