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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 77571 (LA PORTE, TX)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 77571*
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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:CARBON TETRACHLORIDE
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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:PHOSGENE
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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 164,852 178
    Suspected Carcinogens 265,994 269
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 426,295 429,286
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 29,375 20
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 590,435 8,458
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 85,149 22
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 96,726 462
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 803,776 12,347
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 906,410 34,469
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 83,556
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,331,124 34,121
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,179
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 287,772 22,220
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,527,167 35,255
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,108,629 33,743

    *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 3,726,363 39,774 6,428 3,781,820 7,554,385 4,945,853 NA
    1989 3,728,256 23,319 706 2,684,999 6,437,280 6,551,093 NA
    1990 5,682,532 35,324 305 4,318,040 10,036,201 5,106,871 NA
    1991 4,819,145 20,503 1,022 7,681,000 12,521,670 5,378,378 98,322,776
    1992 5,228,400 19,531 1,669 3,710,700 8,960,300 7,935,428 148,344,875
    1993 5,193,440 5,693 1,115 2,338,980 7,539,228 4,878,867 161,721,498
    1994 4,146,473 12,327 42 2,762,493 6,921,335 4,021,354 138,711,770
    1995 3,894,167 521,185 18 2,000,176 6,415,546 14,836,831 154,146,650
    1996 3,711,748 187,064 0 1,800,995 5,699,807 12,792,057 159,673,510
    1997 3,654,823 235,873 0 1,646,280 5,536,976 36,116,853 158,525,662
    1998 1,685,780 252,298 34 1,583,940 3,522,052 11,093,451 132,963,847
    1999 1,642,833 360,015 16 1,849,630 3,852,494 27,869,938 164,556,089
    2000 1,461,303 241,968 0 1,568,280 3,271,551 20,271,992 137,353,112
    2001 1,577,343 265,230 27,220 1,630,457 3,500,250 26,670,986 136,238,739
    2002 1,579,543 460,230 25 1,548,280 3,588,078 16,530,409 132,878,683
    "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 .8918 2.41 0 0 3.30 15,220 15,220
    2001 .8818 2.28 0 0 3.16 13,150 13,150
    2002 .9318 3.57 0 0 4.50 3,570 7,429
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