POLLUTION LOCATOR| Toxic Chemical Releases | Reports

Environmental Release Report: BASF FINA PETROCHEMICALS L.P.
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
  •   [ top ]
  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
    Cleanest/Best Facilities in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Facilities in US
    0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90% 100%

    Total environmental releases:
    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:
    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

    See how this facility ranks on other chemical release and waste management attributes tracked by Scorecard

    Rank facilities in TEXAS or in JEFFERSON County by chemical releases or waste generation

    *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.

  •   [ top ]
  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:BENZENE
    List chemicals contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:BENZENE
    List chemicals contributing to noncancer risk

    See Scorecard's estimates of the health risks associated with outdoor air pollution for this area
    Examine current exposure monitoring data for this area
      [ top ]
  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Recognized Carcinogens 267,200
    Suspected Carcinogens 4,900
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 388,700 3,800
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 363,000
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 100,400
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 138,200
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 252,300
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 124,000
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 407,500
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,125,300
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 264,700
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 217,500
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,548,300
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 407,500

    *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.
      [ top ]
  • 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
      [ top ]
  • 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
    2001 1,565,300 43,500 0 0 1,608,800 6,540 137,609,540
    2002 1,548,400 3,800 0 0 1,552,200 9,429 124,670,529
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
      [ top ]
    Email EPA
    Join an online discussion about this facility

    Email a Scorecard Community Report to a friend
    Network with environmental groups
    Learn how to use Scorecard to find out about toxics in your community

    Contribute to Environmental Defense
    Volunteer with environmental groups in your community

      [ top ]
  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: BASF FINA PETROCHEMICALS L.P.
    Mailing Address: N.E. OF INTERSECTION OF HIGHWAY 73 & HWY. 366, PORT ARTHUR, TX 77640
    Public Contact: JANNETTA BOWDEN
    Phone: (409) 960-5274
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: BASF FINA PETROCHEMICAL L.P.
    Latitude: 29.86868
    Longitude: -93.93375
    Facilities are encouraged to respond to the information presented in Scorecard.
  •   [ top ]
  • 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

    Scorecard's report for JEFFERSON County on:

  •   [ top ]