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Environmental Release Report: BP CHEMICAL CO. TEXAS CITY PLANT B
 
 
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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:XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)
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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 93,635
    Suspected Carcinogens 36,500
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 659,675
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 42,902
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 639,633
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 130,000
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 577,700
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 651,900
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 663,235 3,300
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 4,033
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 708,675 3,300
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 7,502
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 674,900 3,300
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 761,042 3,300
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 663,302 3,300

    *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 626,622 0 0 0 626,622 275,576 NA
    1989 520,749 0 0 0 520,749 151,834 NA
    1990 348,907 6,447 0 0 355,354 490 NA
    1991 349,762 6,601 0 0 356,363 971 3,044,869
    1992 321,225 1,807 0 0 323,032 643 2,421,962
    1993 297,302 2,536 0 0 299,838 335 2,603,929
    1994 278,114 3,125 0 0 281,239 378 2,331,216
    1995 274,904 1,819 0 0 276,723 320 2,257,282
    1996 526,599 2,000 0 0 528,599 0 2,638,631
    1997 215,142 2,000 0 0 217,142 2,160 783,583
    1998 164,803 2,000 0 0 166,803 560 4,596,390
    1999 633,762 2,000 12 0 635,774 553 1,163,663
    2000 563,124 2,000 50 0 565,174 22,734 1,006,217
    2001 786,797 230 0 0 787,027 557 4,979,546
    2002 761,175 3,300 0 0 764,475 993 6,060,271
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: BP CHEMICAL CO. TEXAS CITY PLANT B
    Mailing Address: 2800 FM 519 E. P.O. BOX 568, TEXAS CITY, TX 77592
    Public Contact: DAN LUTZ
    Phone: (409) 945-1502
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: BP AMERICA INC.
    Latitude: 29.35883
    Longitude: -94.93529
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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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