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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 70734 (GEISMAR, LA)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 70734*
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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:CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
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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:LEAD 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 105,972 16,452
    Suspected Carcinogens 13,766 27
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 515,526 1,928,840
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 213,780 10,900
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 975,921 3,576
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 28,598 10
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 315,968 16,311
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 608,028 15,282
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,397,556 51,619
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 214,061 1
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 2,318,170 54,551
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 37,940 10,872
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,683,203 39,427
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 2,650,708 43,854
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,585,598 43,705

    *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 9,311,552 35,215,209 4,904,800 48,920,223 98,351,784 3,116,584 NA
    1989 8,913,170 22,600,307 373,750 53,888,110 85,775,337 3,247,817 NA
    1990 7,881,618 14,470,393 238,750 22,172,490 44,763,251 4,314,930 NA
    1991 8,659,224 21,795,936 341,655 28,209,144 59,005,959 2,859,611 158,157,530
    1992 8,167,762 36,855,883 821,515 17,448,448 63,293,608 3,501,256 180,037,695
    1993 6,781,359 20,158,663 761,855 17,774,991 45,476,868 3,256,395 153,729,802
    1994 6,494,297 11,435,019 442,894 5,130,485 23,502,695 3,033,395 116,913,266
    1995 6,829,298 17,014,515 438,957 9,695,505 33,978,275 5,729,322 162,710,859
    1996 8,086,623 23,036,554 546,998 9,813,217 41,483,392 5,142,774 163,550,361
    1997 9,503,175 31,236,548 644,610 10,761,421 52,145,754 15,434,978 348,142,741
    1998 8,975,517 20,866,491 593,845 10,212,055 40,647,908 3,865,122 181,858,365
    1999 4,198,611 4,140,056 6,205 1,618,620 9,963,492 9,143,650 55,867,565
    2000 6,458,208 1,889,185 7,905 1,431,143 9,786,441 13,953,169 128,526,844
    2001 2,789,757 2,112,655 17,998 984,324 5,904,734 12,446,831 89,214,072
    2002 2,709,787 1,971,960 33,739 1,524,010 6,239,496 12,558,322 77,386,515
    "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 .2238 0 0 0 .2238 0 .2238
    2001 .1426 0 0 0 .1426 0 .1426
    2002 .1156 0 0 0 .1156 0 .1156
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