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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 70391 (PAINCOURTVILLE P, LA)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 70391*
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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
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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 1,156
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,482
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 585
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 272
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,024
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 585
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,117
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,490
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 22,447
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 373
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,037
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 22,839
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 860

    *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 8,415 0 0 0 8,415 0 NA
    1989 54,651 0 0 0 54,651 0 NA
    1990 61,345 0 5,725 0 67,070 0 NA
    1991 76,208 0 0 0 76,208 0 255,110
    1992 31,180 0 0 0 31,180 0 264,290
    1993 48,490 0 0 0 48,490 0 335,130
    1994 15,980 0 0 0 15,980 0 51,090
    1995 5,018 0 0 0 5,018 0 205,774
    1996 4,096 0 0 0 4,096 0 134,142
    1997 2,132 0 0 0 2,132 0 14,832
    1998 2,394 0 0 0 2,394 0 101,292
    1999 497 0 0 0 497 0 7,016
    2001 5,660 0 0 0 5,660 0 6,977
    2002 22,839 0 0 0 22,839 0 59,373
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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