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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 Benzene 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 0 41,004 1,130,802 341 29,021 1,201,168 372
2 1992 0 0 325 39,839 1,370,517 14,780 35,700 1,461,161 791
3 1993 0 0 0 10,855 77,407 15,103 14,554 117,919 0
4 1994 0 0 0 8,689 74,911 7,922 14,481 106,003 3,461
5 1995 0 0 0 8,663 63,541 16,590 24,682 113,476 3,092
6 1996 0 0 0 11,027 66,508 21,665 30,143 129,343 1,399
7 1997 0 0 0 469 66,478 21,629 23,504 112,080 2,415

Quantities of TRI Chemicals in Waste (in pounds), Trend Report by Union Carbide Corp Texas City Plant (TRI ID 77592NNCRB33015) for Benzene chemical, U.S. 1998-2004
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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 0 0 381 66,434 21,389 28,658 116,862 342
2 1999 0 0 86 17,588 40,516 85 33,311 91,586 0
3 2000 0 0 12,960 19,773 629,601 17,241 32,893 712,468 0
4 2001 0 0 0 11,246 171,456 720 21,473 204,895 0
5 2002 0 0 88,090 18,631 769,643 760 34,717 911,841 0
6 2003 0 159 28,027 11,284 1,611,161 548 52,306 1,703,485 0
7 2004 0 29 3,768 30,725 1,071 382 2,471 38,446 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 June 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 June 2021)) [Internet database]. Retrieved from https://enviro.epa.gov/triexplorer/, (June 12, 2021).

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