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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 70079 (NORCO, LA)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 70079*
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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:1,2,3-TRICHLOROPROPANE
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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 180,537 116
    Suspected Carcinogens 89,856
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 516,990 116
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 181,908 73
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 326,019
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 113,548 43
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 265,079 73
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 548,406 116
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 676,637 10,216
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 163,886 40
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,151,887 10,216
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 136,941 73
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 346,137 10,143
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,853,002 10,183
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 966,788 10,183

    *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
    7 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    219 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
    Water Releases
    6 TRI chems released to water in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    173 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 2,444,724 286,672 84,470 156,488,600 159,304,466 44,500 NA
    1989 2,612,160 212,700 18,150 2,117,000 4,960,010 500 NA
    1990 2,245,692 126,203 6,463 2,205,400 4,583,758 3,481 NA
    1991 1,822,600 129,770 8,601 0 1,960,971 569,897 94,059,651
    1992 2,019,110 75,212 5,643 0 2,099,965 806,808 89,480,304
    1993 2,273,056 101,978 31,554 0 2,406,588 1,676,657 107,690,376
    1994 2,641,302 12,819 7,463 0 2,661,584 1,011,977 126,254,718
    1995 2,917,493 14,594 28,883 0 2,960,970 680,378 118,320,755
    1996 3,337,111 18,886 15,108 0 3,371,105 2,156,858 139,915,833
    1997 2,582,553 18,268 15,371 0 2,616,192 4,663,972 131,650,696
    1998 1,818,951 16,789 2,503 0 1,838,243 7,199,238 54,581,076
    1999 1,836,071 10,963 17,136 0 1,864,170 3,833,748 80,684,570
    2000 1,789,465 9,233 5,510 0 1,804,208 2,289,232 265,964,080
    2001 1,766,052 12,928 2,203 0 1,781,184 23,360,292 165,493,766
    2002 1,871,865 10,256 1,702 0 1,883,823 14,096,976 245,802,001
    "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 2.52 0 0 0 2.52 .95 4.23
    2001 2.52 0 0 0 2.52 .57 3.66
    2002 2.74 0 0 0 2.74 1.14 4.47
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