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Environmental Release Report: PORT ARTHUR- A&O PLANT HUNTSMAN CORP.
 
 
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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:BENZENE
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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 75,477
    Suspected Carcinogens 35
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 105,289
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 81,005
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 75,234
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 35,570
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 42,721
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 31,376
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 105,467
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 329,223
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 73,970
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 81,970
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 503,147
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 105,467

    *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 763,050 500 0 0 763,550 2,346,050 NA
    1989 805,450 500 0 0 805,950 404,900 NA
    1990 676,539 57 0 0 676,596 388,185 NA
    1991 820,452 2 0 0 820,454 373,789 1,189,472
    1992 830,146 0 0 0 830,146 1,710,994 2,540,883
    1993 556,098 0 0 0 556,098 605,949 1,166,311
    1994 520,232 0 0 0 520,232 276,938 805,151
    1995 3,341,038 0 0 0 3,341,038 302,161 27,922,397
    1996 9,386,663 0 0 0 9,386,663 94,679 57,282,873
    1997 1,946,186 0 0 0 1,946,186 258,064 33,228,836
    1998 746,416 0 0 0 746,416 18,950 24,551,289
    1999 162,279 0 0 0 162,279 19,811 23,213,348
    2000 566,993 0 0 0 566,993 12,185 49,773,921
    2001 631,247 0 0 0 631,247 5,477 51,811,078
    2002 513,477 0 0 0 513,477 4,707 44,280,121
    "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: PORT ARTHUR- A&O PLANT HUNTSMAN CORP.
    Mailing Address: SAVANNAH AVE. GATE 24, PORT ARTHUR, TX 77640
    Public Contact: DON MARLEY
    Phone: (409) 723-3351
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: HUNTSMAN PETROCHEMICAL CORP.
    Latitude: 29.87977
    Longitude: -93.93375
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  • Links

    • Scorecard's Criteria air pollutants report for this facility
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    • RTK NET report for this facility, which includes its complete Form R report to EPA's Toxics Release Inventory

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