Environmental Parish Health Profiles
 
Health Rapides  
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PESTICIDE EXPOSURE, 1999 2003    
United States Louisiana Rapides
Number of Cases not available 944 28
*Parishes with at least 1, 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 Rapides
On and Off Site Disposal, 2002 4,339,353,557 121,163,358 1,525,177
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 1,218,998
Surface Water Discharges 267,628,380 12,982,782 27,705
Underground Injection 270,596,383 51,748,710 0
Releases to Land 3,364,498,546 14,294,651 307,310
2001
Total Air Emissions 1,653,855,775 58,147,976 1,103,452
Surface Water Discharges 230,981,831 11,745,602 130,237
Underground Injection 209,176,390 37,217,860 0
Releases to Land 2,580,922,497 15,143,955 302,587
2002
Total Air Emissions 1,633,117,192 58,271,685 1,141,325
Surface Water Discharges 232,102,736 11,493,423 142,601
Underground Injection 216,189,022 32,430,596 0
Releases to Land 1,781,474,338 17,252,024 239,465
2003
Total Air Emissions 1,585,120,194 54,911,708 1,110,630
Surface Water Discharges 222,488,944 11,265,133 142,244
Underground Injection 214,796,486 35,904,030 0
Releases to Land 1,494,316,581 17,870,783 32,527
"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 Rapides
# of Events not available 2,241 12
# Events with Victims 48 12
% with Victims 2.1 0.0
# of Victims (including deaths) 135 0
# Deaths 4 0
# of Substances Released 3,481 0
Source: DHH/OPH, Section of Environmental Epidemiology and Toxicology, HSEES System Reports.