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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 70721 (CARVILLE, LA)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 70721*
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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:DICHLOROTETRAFLUOROETHANE (CFC-114)
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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:COPPER 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 67,750 11
    Suspected Carcinogens 135,992 199
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 394,730 36
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 34,746 6
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 330,107 32
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 318,537 36
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 178,624 205
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 353,819 306
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 273,292 63
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 25,926
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 413,552 38
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 22,265 6
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 201,955 57
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 415,939 312
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 247,435 210

    *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 383,326 30,873 1,135 0 415,334 130,811 NA
    1989 288,964 20,731 0 0 309,695 28,166 NA
    1990 345,169 791 0 0 345,960 43,561 NA
    1991 309,877 1,420 0 0 311,297 51,017 102,048,013
    1992 292,376 236 0 0 292,612 203,216 3,914,818
    1993 211,782 315 0 0 212,097 121,902 18,858,764
    1994 257,207 545 0 0 257,752 125,757 5,220,914
    1995 247,156 775 0 0 247,931 446,879 8,946,400
    1996 222,651 507 0 0 223,158 63,675 13,633,611
    1997 179,484 581 0 0 180,065 304,684 5,026,079
    1998 303,296 3,854 0 0 307,150 18,707 5,848,687
    1999 2,272,056 7,537 463 548,333 2,828,389 113,371 53,786,285
    2000 1,265,856 8,295 0 194,131 1,468,282 227,958 39,049,573
    2001 889,741 4,117 0 29 893,886 72,797 26,845,370
    2002 543,032 312 0 0 543,344 1,109,840 18,165,522
    "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 3.16 .6122 0 .1348 3.91 89.28 3,273
    2001 3.16 .4622 0 .04047 3.67 257 3,450
    2002 3.09 .335 0 0 3.43 18.63 101
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