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Environmental Release Report: CITGO REFINING & CHEMICALS CO. L.P. WEST 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 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 2,539
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 12,872 153,892
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 4,229
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 9,796 861
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 2,409
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 9,853
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 9,589 861
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 12,952 972
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 836
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 21,727 972
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,383
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 14,271 972
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 24,982 972
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 12,952 972

    *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 90,457 23,007 0 0 113,464 946,950 NA
    1989 8,404 1,536 0 0 9,940 20,136 NA
    1990 7,831 2,538 0 0 10,369 62,993 NA
    1991 8,750 504 0 0 9,254 6,856 16,106
    1992 5,216 1,811 0 0 7,027 30,912 37,939
    1993 7,851 411 0 0 8,262 86,912 95,174
    1994 10,692 615 0 0 11,307 5,894 16,049
    1995 9,127 34 0 0 9,161 75,593 84,752
    1996 6,738 87,434 0 0 94,172 5,341 99,549
    1997 6,869 87,783 0 0 94,652 181,286 185,295
    1998 7,167 87,406 0 0 94,573 4,285 98,858
    1999 7,441 87,511 0 0 94,952 63,085 158,037
    2000 7,039 293,552 0 0 300,591 55,051 355,642
    2001 20,220 154,102 0 0 174,322 10,977 185,299
    2002 25,535 154,003 0 0 179,538 4,125 224,509
    "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 .47 0 0 0 .47 0 .47
    2001 .47 0 0 0 .47 0 .47
    2002 .47 0 0 0 .47 0 .47
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: CITGO REFINING & CHEMICALS CO. L.P. WEST PLANT
    Mailing Address: 7350 INTERSTATE HWY. 37, CORPUS CHRISTI, TX 78409
    Public Contact: H. C. CAZALAS
    Phone: (361) 844-4110
    SIC Code: 29 Petroleum And Coal Products
    2002 Parent Company: CITGO PETROLEUM CORP.
    Latitude: 27.8114
    Longitude: -97.4881
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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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