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Quantities of TRI Chemicals in Waste (in pounds), Trend Report by Westlake Vinyls Inc (TRI ID 42029WSTLK2468I) for ETHYLBENZENE chemical, U.S. 1998-2018
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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 150,000 0 0 0 10,000 16 63 160,079 0
2 1999 150,000 0 0 0 17,000 4 99 167,103 0
3 2000 140,000 0 0 0 19,000 87 77 159,164 0
4 2001 140,000 0 0 0 8,200 84 92 148,376 0
5 2002 140,000 0 0 0 22,000 56 95 162,151 0
6 2003 59,000 0 0 0 20,000 12 95 79,107 0
7 2004 59,000 0 0 0 20,000 17 250 79,267 0
8 2005 52,000 0 0 0 20,000 17 180 72,197 0
9 2006 60,800 0 0 0 20,430 32 183 81,445 0
10 2007 53,000 0 0 0 20,000 10 178 73,188 0
11 2008 56,000 0 0 0 20,000 20 250 76,270 0
12 2009 47,000 0 0 0 20,000 110 170 67,280 0
13 2010 56,000 0 0 0 18,000 29 144 74,173 0
14 2011 80,400 0 0 0 5,800 447 281 86,928 0
15 2012 109,000 0 0 0 5,100 240 239 114,579 0
16 2013 110,409 0 0 0 6,404 26,798 266 143,877 0
17 2014 76,114 0 0 0 7,549 1,516 235 85,414 0
18 2015 84,636 0 0 0 6,167 37 349 91,189 0
19 2016 84,692 0 0 0 8,203 36 435 93,366 0
20 2017 84,406 0 0 0 6,867 68 382 91,723 0
21 2018 95,873 0 0 0 6,017 303 374 102,567 0

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Note: Reporting year (RY) 2018 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 2018 data set (released to the public in October 2019). This dataset includes revisions for the years 1988 to 2018 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. (2019). TRI Explorer (2018 Updated Dataset (released October 2019) ) [Internet database]. Retrieved from https://www.epa.gov/triexplorer, (November 13, 2019).

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