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Environmental Release Report: SHELL BAKERSFIELD REFY.
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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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 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 2,435
    Suspected Carcinogens 2,360
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 15,675
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 3,883
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 29,179
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 2,430
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 14,170
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 30,627
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 42,580
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 48,491
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,430
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 27,610
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 47,937
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 42,840

    *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 48,945 0 0 885,500 934,445 702 NA
    1989 77,940 0 0 1,611,250 1,689,190 497 NA
    1990 45,935 0 0 1,660,576 1,706,511 797 NA
    1991 147,014 0 0 1,692,592 1,839,606 65,432 1,916,421
    1992 88,963 0 0 738,005 826,968 15,608 5,513,728
    1993 79,102 0 0 311,837 390,939 11,848 4,657,542
    1994 77,686 0 0 42,581 120,267 596 5,622,099
    1995 76,550 0 0 34,645 111,195 79,044 5,461,889
    1996 44,680 0 0 2,250 46,930 16,425 5,173,037
    1997 76,150 0 0 54,900 131,050 5,090 5,463,213
    1998 42,485 0 0 43,655 86,140 17,715 2,273,782
    1999 36,960 0 0 20,660 57,620 12,701 273,852
    2000 37,541 0 0 21,355 58,897 13,372 272,943
    2001 35,182 0 0 23,724 58,905 105,084 436,536
    2002 49,498 0 0 24,894 74,392 36,404 657,999
    "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 BAKERSFIELD REFY.
    Mailing Address: 6451 ROSEDALE HWY., BAKERSFIELD, CA 93302
    Public Contact: ALAN SPENCER
    Phone: (661) 326-4343
    SIC Code: 29 Petroleum And Coal Products
    2002 Parent Company: SHELL OIL PRODS. U.S.
    Latitude: 35.38322
    Longitude: -119.07292
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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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