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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 70452 (PEARL RIVER, LA)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 70452*
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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 1,035 10
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 344 10
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 68
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 260 5
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 983 15
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 328 5
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,241 20
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,241 20
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 260 5
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 965 10
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,241 20
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,241 20

    *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 5,404 1,000 0 0 6,404 0 NA
    1989 5,223 1,000 0 0 6,223 898 NA
    1990 3,304 5 0 0 3,309 10 NA
    1991 4,635 10 0 0 4,645 0 4,805
    1992 3,895 10 0 0 3,905 0 4,391
    1993 1,765 10 0 0 1,775 0 246,028
    1994 1,760 10 0 0 1,770 0 336,332
    1995 2,510 260 0 0 2,770 0 640,795
    1996 1,582 20 0 0 1,602 22,000 665,377
    1997 2,055 20 0 0 2,075 424,000 365,886
    1998 2,255 20 0 0 2,275 319,200 506,419
    1999 2,255 20 0 0 2,275 197,397 405,283
    2000 2,255 20 0 0 2,275 197,676 356,233
    2001 2,510 25 0 0 2,535 106,470 181,882
    2002 1,241 20 0 0 1,261 1,620 31,221
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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