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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 70791 (ZACHARY, LA)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 70791*
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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 77,388 6,409
    Suspected Carcinogens 254 2
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 33,090 20,141
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 4,540 595
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 386,925 75,652
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,678 570
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 149,893 11,638
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 388,824 79,236
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 507,101 86,705
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 88,862
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 501,524 190,912
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,814 591
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 143,137 127,789
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 594,626 195,912
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 589,198 87,938

    *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 1,886,576 46,165 27,350 0 1,960,091 35,235 NA
    1989 1,127,593 21,466 26,500 0 1,175,559 92,310 NA
    1990 1,058,460 20,808 4,350 0 1,083,618 61,813 NA
    1991 2,383,493 27,422 5,705 0 2,416,620 273,435 22,036,017
    1992 2,226,721 26,655 5,600 0 2,258,976 286,786 20,592,414
    1993 2,139,033 32,138 3,770 0 2,174,941 209,984 19,660,112
    1994 1,898,441 16,444 11,255 0 1,926,140 383,956 27,723,841
    1995 1,976,165 44,786 3,655 0 2,024,606 289,897 15,330,686
    1996 1,800,611 39,929 2,468 0 1,843,008 146,960 18,897,722
    1997 1,809,992 311,701 270,467 0 2,392,160 544,628 20,175,206
    1998 1,567,628 296,548 244,635 0 2,108,811 218,646 17,729,618
    1999 1,241,795 192,668 204,235 0 1,638,698 146,653 17,314,583
    2000 2,912,003 167,603 231,669 0 3,311,275 74,648 16,861,115
    2001 1,075,263 197,557 90,314 0 1,363,135 94,014 17,181,401
    2002 594,928 210,494 183,592 0 989,013 46,208 16,731,858
    "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 .7056 3.18 2.99 0 6.87 0 7.29
    2001 1.21 3.18 3.05 0 7.44 0 7.45
    2002 1.25 3.32 3.37 0 7.93 0 7.93
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