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Environmental Release Report: SHELL OIL PRODS. U.S. LOS ANGELES REFY.
 
 
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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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    Total environmental releases:
    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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    *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 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 4,241
    Suspected Carcinogens 16,692 42
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 14,694 397
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 8,677
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 16,073 355
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 3,546
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 24,110 355
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 26,333 397
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 151,695 399
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 11,789
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 154,926 399
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 3,252
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 131,378 357
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 168,881 399
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 151,913 399

    *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 147,490 33,483 0 0 180,973 1,732,417 NA
    1989 218,395 21,120 0 0 239,515 1,069,914 NA
    1990 107,525 26,420 0 0 133,945 781,510 NA
    1991 265,166 1,175 0 0 266,341 69,163,118 69,429,244
    1992 276,392 16,955 0 0 293,347 64,448,484 64,594,539
    1993 252,530 30,680 0 0 283,210 34,294,598 49,730,791
    1994 285,537 1,727 0 0 287,264 45,669 1,308,261
    1995 443,539 3,638 250 0 447,427 171,266 1,475,882
    1996 204,278 4,390 0 0 208,668 246,943 1,300,562
    1997 268,805 5,797 0 0 274,602 277,412 1,867,175
    1998 409,507 10,818 442 0 420,767 127,003 13,157,066
    1999 510,573 4,971 9,962 0 525,506 203,968 747,644
    2000 174,297 1,937 70,464 0 246,698 658,533 1,268,002
    2001 202,486 556 843 0 203,885 726,655 990,214
    2002 169,614 399 593 0 170,606 929,204 1,209,629
    "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: SHELL OIL PRODS. U.S. LOS ANGELES REFY.
    Mailing Address: 2101 E. PACIFIC COAST HWY., WILMINGTON, CA 90744
    Public Contact: CHRISTINE B. WHITE
    Phone: (310) 522-6132
    SIC Code: 29 Petroleum And Coal Products
    2002 Parent Company: SHELL OIL PRODS. U.S.
    Latitude: 33.79722
    Longitude: -118.23333
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  • Links

    • Scorecard's Criteria air pollutants report for this facility
    • 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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