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Environmental Release Report: FLINT HILLS RESOURCES 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 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:LEAD 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 124,413 2,823
    Suspected Carcinogens 21,424 1,987
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 473,759 159,293
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 146,588 1,180
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 313,493 10,805
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 122,124 1,257
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 447,156 10,618
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 382,352 11,485
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 530,886 21,078
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 32,323
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 544,298 19,205
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 88,027 1,070
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 331,338 19,974
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 571,847 20,504
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 531,041 20,504

    *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 314,802 16,608 435,800 0 767,210 200,110 NA
    1989 295,561 36,802 4,288 0 336,651 6 NA
    1990 506,519 9,180 11,650 0 527,349 9,003 NA
    1991 505,857 833 1,731 0 508,421 40,348 4,545,128
    1992 1,115,916 12,955 0 0 1,128,871 41,862 2,510,660
    1993 1,325,584 3,552 0 0 1,329,136 27,085 4,461,804
    1994 503,936 9,072 0 0 513,008 1,419 51,244,048
    1995 658,839 130 0 0 658,969 9,217 3,030,162
    1996 29,239 0 8 0 29,247 7,065 36,204
    1997 622,194 635 4,358 0 627,187 288,762 2,087,531
    1998 683,701 2,132 0 0 685,833 145,594 1,919,067
    1999 742,278 38,779 0 0 781,057 103,403 6,066,905
    2000 578,248 179,459 0 0 757,707 97,797 5,321,845
    2001 617,975 164,130 0 0 782,105 107,195 5,753,638
    2002 601,967 167,199 0 0 769,166 55,903 5,055,513
    "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 .1024 0 0 0 .1024 0 .1024
    2001 .7784 0 0 0 .7784 0 .7784
    2002 .7664 0 0 0 .7664 0 .7664
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: FLINT HILLS RESOURCES L.P. WEST PLANT
    Mailing Address: 2825 SUNTIDE RD., CORPUS CHRISTI, TX 78409
    Public Contact: RICHARD TUTTLE
    Phone: (361) 242-8572
    SIC Code: 29 Petroleum And Coal Products
    2002 Parent Company: KOCH INDS. INC.
    Latitude: 27.82223
    Longitude: -97.51985
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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:

    Scorecard's report for NUECES County on:
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