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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 70805 (BATON ROUGE, LA)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 70805*
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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:FREON 113
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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: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 298,642 2,792
    Suspected Carcinogens 315,337 6,898
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 2,253,371 1,595,036
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 472,464 1,145
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 2,537,396 80,105
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 952,764 4,124
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 870,490 9,334
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 2,073,120 119,357
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 2,022,174 102,216
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 505,780
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 3,901,262 113,602
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 132,983 736
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 2,029,788 46,394
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 4,305,458 112,319
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 2,362,725 100,664

    *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 3,683,441 465,691 1,455,636 0 5,604,768 5,422,472 NA
    1989 2,868,624 187,986 0 0 3,056,610 215,661 NA
    1990 6,757,446 1,398,773 0 0 8,156,219 434,146 NA
    1991 6,304,551 1,410,569 0 0 7,715,120 11,528,246 87,878,426
    1992 5,187,875 1,552,716 0 0 6,740,591 17,091,614 94,237,945
    1993 4,127,029 1,145,121 104,889 0 5,377,039 14,176,159 74,879,223
    1994 4,475,999 64,173 11,926 0 4,552,098 19,094,531 83,854,547
    1995 4,299,942 1,564,003 176 0 5,864,121 21,700,617 103,861,468
    1996 4,320,183 2,074,215 101 0 6,394,499 21,859,024 109,667,888
    1997 4,467,059 4,191,000 503 0 8,658,562 41,134,794 145,756,216
    1998 5,195,236 3,471,415 677 0 8,667,328 15,059,920 145,027,766
    1999 5,233,491 4,594,493 5,975 0 9,833,959 20,959,160 147,538,347
    2000 5,316,416 3,702,401 790 0 9,019,607 4,640,643 127,730,075
    2001 4,624,776 2,841,647 502 0 7,466,925 4,599,684 103,419,524
    2002 4,749,381 1,733,511 541 0 6,483,432 4,955,163 109,500,389
    "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 62.25 .0018 0 0 62.26 380 441
    2001 59.35 .0019 0 0 59.36 492 551
    2002 60.61 .0018 0 0 60.61 600 661
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