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Environmental Release Report: CITGO REFINING & CHEMICALS CO. L.P. EAST PLANT
 
 
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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):
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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:MERCURY
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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 53,939 2
    Suspected Carcinogens 34,581
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 158,586 138,896
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 88,662 2
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 77,741 2,479
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 53,741 2
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 132,518 2
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 139,724 2,481
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 200,453 3,181
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 2,395
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 321,284 3,181
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 45,571 2
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 116,164 3,179
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 577,768 3,181
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 200,453 3,181

    *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 651,217 2,774 0 0 653,991 1,299,687 NA
    1989 158,876 5,199 0 0 164,075 594,497 NA
    1990 165,085 1,996 0 0 167,081 94,744 NA
    1991 176,827 10,969 0 0 187,796 954,034 1,141,830
    1992 174,574 2,543 0 0 177,117 1,051,294 1,229,471
    1993 103,105 11,993 0 0 115,098 161,400 276,498
    1994 127,494 1,818 0 0 129,312 983,112 1,112,424
    1995 147,666 314 0 0 147,980 1,571,689 1,719,669
    1996 150,496 186,350 0 0 336,846 442,325 778,619
    1997 140,620 188,055 0 0 328,675 239,790 453,264
    1998 142,790 185,552 0 0 328,342 365,953 694,189
    1999 182,173 185,766 0 0 367,939 107,887 475,826
    2000 189,978 79,226 0 0 269,204 43,877 313,261
    2001 217,002 139,426 0 0 356,428 269,723 626,125
    2002 609,416 139,596 0 0 749,012 75,837 507,433
    "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 .27 0 0 0 .27 0 .27
    2001 .26 0 0 0 .26 0 .26
    2002 .26 0 0 0 .26 0 .26
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: CITGO REFINING & CHEMICALS CO. L.P. EAST PLANT
    Mailing Address: 1801 NUECES BAY BLVD., CORPUS CHRISTI, TX 78407
    Public Contact: H. C. CAZALAS
    Phone: (361) 844-4110
    SIC Code: 29 Petroleum And Coal Products
    2002 Parent Company: CITGO PETROLEUM CORP.
    Latitude: 27.81032
    Longitude: -97.42687
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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

    Information about whether this facility is in compliance with applicable environmental laws is available from EPA's Sector Facility Indexing Project:

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