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Environmental Release Report: BP CHEMICALS GREEN LAKE FACILITY
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
    Cleanest/Best Facilities in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Facilities in US
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    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:

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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:ACRYLONITRILE
    List chemicals contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:HYDROGEN CYANIDE
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    See Scorecard's estimates of the health risks associated with outdoor air pollution for this area
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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 14,047
    Suspected Carcinogens 585
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 42,617 590
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2,671
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 23,628
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 23,397
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 14,346
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 13,491 590
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 86,686 917
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 86,746 917
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2,671
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 78,064 327
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 94,167 917
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 78,976 917

    *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 348,400 1,000 107,000 77,782,250 78,238,650 4,500 NA
    1989 212,686 4,660 47,596 65,251,083 65,516,025 27,647 NA
    1990 185,263 1,210 14 32,430,887 32,617,374 44,162 NA
    1991 87,709 840 0 28,963,776 29,052,325 32,437 57,826,068
    1992 69,610 21,590 299 26,767,584 26,859,083 22,745 49,918,391
    1993 118,844 870 19 20,531,246 20,650,979 41,222 38,803,194
    1994 124,238 850 29,321 11,247,640 11,402,049 30,396 34,598,298
    1995 201,277 720 9,053 12,894,900 13,105,950 61,774 56,175,126
    1996 201,818 756 8,104 10,537,100 10,747,778 33,378 49,824,465
    1997 178,619 883 8,788 13,554,980 13,743,270 37,330 149,213,943
    1998 151,535 880 551 12,244,978 12,397,944 21,521 65,068,477
    1999 243,395 1,130 2,185 13,860,117 14,106,827 29,526 70,346,940
    2000 146,757 1,370 6,478 16,716,347 16,870,952 38,573 71,667,609
    2001 106,535 1,026 0 14,479,282 14,586,843 34,071 69,494,472
    2002 94,167 917 0 18,133,869 18,228,953 80,274 73,572,552
    "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 CHEMICALS GREEN LAKE FACILITY
    Mailing Address: TEXAS HWY. 185, PORT LAVACA, TX 77979
    Public Contact: LIBBY ANDREWS
    Phone: (361) 552-8217
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: BP AMERICA INC.
    Latitude: 28.56598
    Longitude: -96.8368
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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

    Scorecard's report for CALHOUN County on:

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