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Environmental Release Report: OCCIDENTAL CHEMICAL CORP.
 
 
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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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    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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    Rank facilities in TEXAS or in SAN PATRICIO 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.

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CARBON TETRACHLORIDE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CARBON TETRACHLORIDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 13,145 76
    Suspected Carcinogens 2
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 19,562 78
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 9 26
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 12,940 50
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,795 70
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 2,848 26
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 16,357 78
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 23,735 78
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 1,576
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 24,522 78
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 8 26
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 15,510 50
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 26,831 78
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 23,395 32

    *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 15,700 0 3,129 0 18,829 74,900 NA
    1989 26,231 12 0 0 26,243 4,800 NA
    1990 43,786 46 148 0 43,980 102,868 NA
    1991 213,378 40 8 0 213,426 5,016,434 109,601,018
    1992 169,635 27 95 0 169,757 2,228 72,469,986
    1993 180,827 14 10 0 180,851 181,246 75,767,821
    1994 158,507 11 190 0 158,708 620 70,302,389
    1995 72,337 14 993 0 73,344 1,808 68,817,527
    1996 62,598 0 0 0 62,598 1,674 72,362,507
    1997 59,202 0 0 0 59,202 5,700 76,276,877
    1998 70,535 0 0 0 70,535 11,342 96,076,780
    1999 53,633 0 0 0 53,633 172,325 110,339,256
    2000 67,460 42 0 0 67,502 43,016 89,061,830
    2001 60,208 10 0 0 60,218 1,811 97,632,662
    2002 27,118 78 0 0 27,196 50,642 94,546,923
    "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 99.70 1.60 0 0 101 347 7,862
    2001 94.40 1.60 0 0 96.00 260 7,756
    2002 30.10 1.70 0 0 31.80 0 7,937
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: OCCIDENTAL CHEMICAL CORP.
    Mailing Address: HWY. 361, GREGORY, TX 78359
    Public Contact: THOMAS F. FEENEY
    Phone: (361) 776-6015
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: OCCIDENTAL PETROLEUM CORP.
    Latitude: 27.92195
    Longitude: -97.29001
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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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