Environmental Parish Health Profiles
 
Health Plaquemines  
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PESTICIDE EXPOSURE, 1999 2003    
United States Louisiana Plaquemines
Number of Cases not available 944 *
*Parishes with at leaSt1, but less than 4 cases.
Source: DHH/OPH, Section of Environmental Epidemiology, Health-Related Pesticide Incident Report Program Reports (HRPIR).
TOXIC RELEASE INVENTORY (TRI)    
reported in pounds      
United States Louisiana Plaquemines
On and Off Site Disposal, 2002 4,339,353,557 121,163,358 605,179
Source: Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality, 2002, Louisiana Environmental Inventory Report April 2004,
http://www.deq.louisiana.gov, <key words: Info for citizens, Toxic Release Inventory>.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Trends Report, 2000 Core Chemicals, All Industries, Release Year 2003, data
set frozen on December 28, 2004 and released to the public May 11, 2005,
http://www.epa.gov/triexplorer/trends.htm.
All Industries, 2000 2002 (2000 Core Chemicals)
2000
Total Air Emissions 1,918,594,569 70,562,307 710,053
Surface Water Discharges 267,628,380 12,982,782 65,822
Underground Injection 270,596,383 51,748,710 2,530
Releases to Land 3,364,498,546 14,294,651 48,568
2001
Total Air Emissions 1,653,855,775 58,147,976 573,099
Surface Water Discharges 230,981,831 11,745,602 57,254
Underground Injection 209,176,390 37,217,860 18,394
Releases to Land 2,580,922,497 15,143,955 147
2002
Total Air Emissions 1,633,117,192 58,271,685 569,867
Surface Water Discharges 232,102,736 11,493,423 32,443
Underground Injection 216,189,022 32,430,596 2,563
Releases to Land 1,781,474,338 17,252,024 241
2003
Total Air Emissions 1,585,120,194 54,911,708 554,624
Surface Water Discharges 222,488,944 11,265,133 32,560
Underground Injection 214,796,486 35,904,030 37,854
Releases to Land 1,494,316,581 17,870,783 5,381
"0" Indicates that either a "0" or a "NA" was reported.
"▪" Indicates that the total annual amount reported was less than 500 pounds, and facility does not manufacture,
process, or otherwise use more than 1 million pounds. May also indicated element was not required to be
reported for that year.
Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Trends Report, 2000 Core Chemicals, All Industries, Release Year 2003, data
set frozen on December 28, 2004 and released to the public May 11, 2005,
http://www.epa.gov/triexplorer/trends.htm.
HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE EMERGENCY EVENTS SURVEILLANCE
(HSEES), 2001 2003      
United States Louisiana Plaquemines
# of Events not available 2,241 56
# Events with Victims 48 82
% with Victims 2.1 0.0
# of Victims (including deaths) 135 33
# Deaths 4 2
# of Substances Released 3,481 4
Source: DHH/OPH, Section of Environmental Epidemiology and Toxicology, HSEES System Reports.