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Environmental Release Report: FLINT HILLS RESOURCES L.P. EAST PLANT
 
 
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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
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY COMPOUNDS
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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 12,530 223
    Suspected Carcinogens 11,656 175
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 45,461 56,267
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 22,929 124
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 30,172 173
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 11,771 34
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 39,517 383
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 49,184 353
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 59,372 2,323
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 73,354 2,167
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 9,150 106
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 38,755 2,073
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 77,708 2,299
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 59,436 2,299

    *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 285,750 500 59,000 0 345,250 30,606 NA
    1989 310,090 11,570 0 0 321,660 12,887 NA
    1990 304,155 12,506 0 0 316,661 14,907 NA
    1991 201,340 13,546 0 0 214,886 25,904 1,110,069
    1992 177,680 14,829 7,930 0 200,439 322,843 1,311,968
    1993 185,546 11,967 1,078 0 198,591 28,762 1,031,934
    1994 164,714 6,726 1,191 0 172,631 42,763 1,019,782
    1995 621,050 250 0 0 621,300 2,715 620,996
    1996 211,803 381 537 0 212,721 4,704 369,676
    1997 354,662 62,089 411 0 417,162 417,642 952,208
    1998 251,249 204 0 0 251,453 247,418 921,793
    1999 79,679 61,597 0 0 141,276 274,470 625,884
    2000 123,423 56,968 0 0 180,391 155,633 909,083
    2001 87,104 57,296 0 0 144,400 58,508 511,179
    2002 79,055 58,202 0 0 137,257 98,495 917,382
    "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: FLINT HILLS RESOURCES L.P. EAST PLANT
    Mailing Address: 1700 NUECES BAY BLVD., CORPUS CHRISTI, TX 78407
    Public Contact: RICHARD TUTTLE
    Phone: (361) 242-8572
    SIC Code: 29 Petroleum And Coal Products
    2002 Parent Company: KOCH INDS. INC.
    Latitude: 27.80472
    Longitude: -97.42472
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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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