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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 70723 (CONVENT, LA)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 70723*
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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
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:1,2-DICHLOROETHANE
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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 15,630 1,510
    Suspected Carcinogens 31,953 55
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 54,855 271,721
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 24,660 88
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 62,581 1,586
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 7,219 52
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 103,898 2,315
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 85,288 24,429
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 301,055 42,553
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 575,455
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 293,591 42,673
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 3,485 26
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 215,711 43,938
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 867,750 44,800
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 823,237 44,059

    *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 1,165,354 14,782 33,080 20,015,056 21,228,272 205,330 NA
    1989 480,854 81,942 4,660 19,837,810 20,405,266 13,348 NA
    1990 338,228 58,376 936 17,481,810 17,879,350 41,056 NA
    1991 338,402 62,552 0 0 400,954 45,086 19,431,668
    1992 198,740 54,480 498 0 253,718 2,744 360,643,128
    1993 248,162 287,474 1,170 0 536,806 70,984 28,927,236
    1994 241,646 40,132 0 0 281,778 1,566,074 5,604,816
    1995 207,823 96,001 0 0 303,824 1,270,845 3,390,685
    1996 170,603 553,961 540 0 725,104 1,657,101 4,771,736
    1997 210,492 213,090 0 0 423,582 2,500,362 22,716,946
    1998 608,587 13,573 8,685 0 630,845 1,463,616 21,161,767
    1999 626,911 56,905 4,109 0 687,925 1,928,737 94,538,625
    2000 684,753 96,789 6,436 0 787,978 2,799,894 75,069,558
    2001 739,316 260,083 3,927 0 1,003,327 2,050,692 24,327,528
    2002 888,112 339,095 3,321 0 1,230,528 1,420,066 24,277,167
    "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 .00812 .8026 0 0 .8107 234 235
    2001 .00327 .7412 0 0 .7445 179 180
    2002 .00799 .7604 0 0 .7684 187 190
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