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Quantities of TRI Chemicals in Waste (in pounds), Trend Report by Union Carbide Corp Texas City Plant (TRI ID 77592NNCRB33015) for VINYL ACETATE chemical, U.S. 1991-1997
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Row #  Year  Recycled On-site  View Trend Graphic Recycled Off-site  View Trend Graphic Energy Recovery On-site  View Trend Graphic Energy Recovery Off-site  View Trend Graphic Treated On-site  View Trend Graphic Treated Off-site  View Trend Graphic Total Quantity Disposed or Otherwise Released On- and Off-site  View Trend Graphic Total Production-related Waste Managed  View Trend Graphic Non-Production-related Waste Managed  View Trend Graphic
 
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1 1991 0 0 9,535,344 0 218,647 12,395 248,798 10,015,184 1,371
2 1992 0 0 3,336,500 0 329,387 12,395 226,773 3,905,055 60
3 1993 0 0 797,849 0 292,109 148,939 189,009 1,427,906 424
4 1994 0 27,685 797,849 0 177,616 51,079 135,652 1,189,881 1,153
5 1995 0 975 1,496,375 0 1,293,374 103,053 160,165 3,053,942 143
6 1996 0 628 0 0 4,533,949 85,304 200,680 4,820,561 13,953
7 1997 0 8,788 0 0 127,512 33,509 84,691 254,500 10,626

Quantities of TRI Chemicals in Waste (in pounds), Trend Report by Union Carbide Corp Texas City Plant (TRI ID 77592NNCRB33015) for VINYL ACETATE chemical, U.S. 1998-2019
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Row #  Year  Recycled On-site  View Trend Graphic Recycled Off-site  View Trend Graphic Energy Recovery On-site  View Trend Graphic Energy Recovery Off-site  View Trend Graphic Treated On-site  View Trend Graphic Treated Off-site  View Trend Graphic Total Quantity Disposed or Otherwise Released On- and Off-site  View Trend Graphic Total Production-related Waste Managed  View Trend Graphic Non-Production-related Waste Managed  View Trend Graphic
 
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1 1998 0 1,377 0 0 245,160 253,034 104,398 603,969 59,893
2 1999 0 0 2,242,983 4,250 403,282 3,688 175,888 2,830,091 0
3 2000 0 0 960,236 290,797 610,177 4,832 128,973 1,995,015 0
4 2001 0 0 7,255 19,262 1,582,698 9,111 171,045 1,789,371 0
5 2002 0 0 1,568,621 224,892 1,117,721 231,894 195,490 3,338,618 0
6 2003 0 0 2,554,458 24,579 1,168,140 17,428 145,453 3,910,058 0
7 2004 0 0 861,992 147 590,309 4,079 130,909 1,587,436 0
8 2005 0 0 520,299 286 806,306 5,123 109,013 1,441,027 0
9 2006 0 0 1,917,054 23 533,107 6,080 85,702 2,541,966 0
10 2007 0 0 1,786,578 1,797 479,525 591 35,141 2,303,632 0
11 2008 0 0 913,130 3,604 455,437 46,607 52,928 1,471,706 0
12 2009 0 0 985,295 4 457,114 454,857 34,204 1,931,474 0
13 2010 0 0 1,134,345 0 150,480 7,780 16,905 1,309,510 0
14 2011 0 0 1,188,914 0 24,539 8,441 15,404 1,237,298 0
15 2012 0 0 779,334 0 119,127 26,242 16,639 941,342 0
16 2013 0 0 873,173 0 578,358 7,266 27,800 1,486,597 0
17 2014 0 0 1,248,592 0 93,212 39,492 16,873 1,398,169 0
18 2015 0 0 1,013,875 0 304,215 37,401 22,224 1,377,715 0
19 2016 0 0 765,540 0 134,683 19,513 20,685 940,421 0
20 2017 0 0 560,950 0 110,679 6,179 12,811 690,619 0
21 2018 0 0 1,389,310 0 484,140 0 23,611 1,897,061 0
22 2019 0 0 566,466 0 425,017 219 20,525 1,012,227 0

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Note: Reporting year (RY) 2019 is the most recent TRI data year available. Facilities reporting to TRI were required to submit their data to EPA by July 1 for the previous calendar year's activities. TRI Explorer is using an updated 2019 data set (released to the public in March 2021). This dataset includes revisions for the years 1988 to 2019 processed by EPA. Revisions submitted to EPA after this time are not reflected in TRI Explorer reports. TRI data may also be obtained through EPA Envirofacts.

Users of TRI information should be aware that TRI data reflect releases and other waste management activities of chemicals, not whether (or to what degree) the public has been exposed to those chemicals. TRI data, in conjunction with other information, can be used as a starting point in evaluating exposures that may result from releases and other waste management activities which involve toxic chemicals. The determination of potential risk depends upon many factors, including the toxicity of the chemical, the fate of the chemical, and the amount and duration of human or other exposure to the chemical after it is released.

Quantities of TRI Chemicals in Waste from Section 8, Column B (Recycled On-site (8.4), Recycled Off-site (8.5), Energy Recovery On-site (8.2), Energy Recovery Off-site (8.3), Treated On-site (8.6), Treated Off-site (8.7), Total on-site disposal to Class I Underground Injection Wells, RCRA Subtitle C Landfills, and other Landfills (8.1A), Total other on-site disposal or other releases (8.1B), Total off-site disposal to Class I Underground Injection Wells, RCRA Subtitle C Landfills, and other Landfills (8.1C), Total other off-site disposal or other releases (8.1D), Total Quantity Disposed of or Otherwise Released On- and Off-site (8.1)), and Non-production-related waste managed from Section 8.8.

Beginning with reporting year 2003 Part II section 8.1 was replaced with 8.1A, 8.1B, 8.1C, and 8.1D. The new columns are included to facilitate trends analysis.

Quantities of waste data are from Section 8 of the Form R, which is the standard TRI reporting form. These data are available beginning with the 1991 reporting year.

A decimal point, or "." denotes the following: if a decimal point is reported across an entire row, the facility submitted a Form A (i.e., the facility certified that its total annual reportable amount is less than 500 pounds, and does not manufacture, process, or otherwise use more than 1 million pounds); or if a decimal point is reported in a single column, the facility left that particular cell blank in its Form R submission (a zero in a cell denotes either that the facility reported "0" or "NA" in its Form R submission).

How to cite TRI Explorer. Following APA Style, 6th edition, an appropriate citation to TRI Explorer is:
United States Environmental Protection Agency. (2021). TRI Explorer (2019 Updated Dataset (released March 2021)) [Internet database]. Retrieved from https://enviro.epa.gov/triexplorer/, (May 05, 2021).

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