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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 70376 (MODESTE, LA)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 70376*
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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 Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CARBON TETRACHLORIDE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CARBON TETRACHLORIDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:CARBON TETRACHLORIDE
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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 431,442 725
    Suspected Carcinogens 18,750 2,342
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 493,426 138,278
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 4,631 2
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 397,977 18,867
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 276,534 61
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 50,039 4,441
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 404,480 22,059
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 429,880 20,763
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 20,135
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 798,812 18,421
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 10,373
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 385,904 860
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 758,572 24,290
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 416,419 21,403

    *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
    1999 1,016,387 96,419 5,103 0 1,117,909 419,965 37,192,951
    2000 990,458 131,457 1,887 0 1,123,802 512,127 60,996,428
    2001 629,185 111,104 10,013 0 750,302 271,311 39,847,496
    2002 873,672 159,516 131,626 0 1,164,814 530,912 58,796,503
    "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 .0516 0 0 0 .0516 190 6,870
    2001 .0512 0 0 0 .0512 118 630
    2002 .0478 0 0 0 .0478 174 653
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