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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 70669 (WESTLAKE, LA)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 70669*
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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:ETHYLENE OXIDE
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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 57,256 811
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,252 529
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 189,913 227,076
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 55,404 225
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 138,458 4,264
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 37,102 205
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 95,284 9,034
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 99,618 4,607
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 214,235 7,142
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 572,720
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 437,102 16,476
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 38,002 152
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 144,849 13,034
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,155,080 25,119
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 771,487 7,498

    *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 4,173,733 3,756,176 3,248 0 7,933,157 2,730,729 NA
    1989 3,893,952 423,023 141 0 4,317,116 1,419,544 NA
    1990 3,309,767 359,544 1,141 0 3,670,452 2,399,759 NA
    1991 3,309,175 740,081 234 0 4,049,490 9,705,682 256,043,263
    1992 1,549,051 357,199 0 0 1,906,250 4,354,117 126,355,624
    1993 2,506,532 829,376 2,360,670 0 5,696,578 14,470,810 225,911,868
    1994 1,432,714 139,174 1,680,000 0 3,251,888 7,865,426 89,786,490
    1995 1,274,610 288,590 2,486,845 0 4,050,045 6,736,437 50,396,245
    1996 1,316,141 343,715 2,800,000 0 4,459,856 8,486,460 59,096,354
    1997 750,123 230,900 3,100,000 0 4,081,023 17,389,692 47,845,678
    1998 1,028,339 169,787 3,200,000 0 4,398,126 12,296,061 54,244,903
    1999 1,517,830 71,432 3,100,000 0 4,689,262 6,499,024 53,635,026
    2000 1,573,087 229,764 3,200,001 0 5,002,852 8,444,576 67,026,653
    2001 1,222,204 276,401 3,603,604 0 5,102,209 3,874,093 66,970,875
    2002 1,163,003 250,475 3,494,504 0 4,907,982 6,863,848 80,721,131
    "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 4.56 .7392 350 0 355 3,840 4,220
    2001 4.29 1.13 217 0 223 2,404 2,855
    2002 .7293 1.11 7.55 0 9.38 3,154 3,165
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