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Formosa Plastics

Rank in Toxic 100: 60
Rank among all TRI companies: 157
Air releases 2017 (lbs): 1,306,351
Incineration transfers 2017 (lbs): 15,723,861
Total Air and Incineration Toxic Score 2017: 397,561
Percentage of national total 2017 toxic air and incineration score: 0.1%
EJ: Poor Share: 22%
EJ: Minority Share: 67%

This company is rank 30 on the Toxic 100 Water list.
This company has information in PERI's Greenhouse database.

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1,2-Dichloroethane 49,735 6,026,719 197,916 49.78% 25.3% 75.0%
Vinyl chloride 110,626 113 79,989 20.12% 16.5% 53.9%
Ethylene oxide 1,263 0 56,995 14.34% 15.0% 56.7%
Chlorine 95,248 0 19,233 4.84% 21.5% 58.9%
Chloroprene 1,324 0 13,422 3.38% 22.0% 59.5%
1,3-Butadiene 31,397 0 9,213 2.32% 15.4% 57.3%
Chloroform 3,727 170,355 7,918 1.99% 25.1% 74.2%
Hydroquinone 22,843 0 4,231 1.06% 15.9% 58.1%
Acetaldehyde 61,243 0 3,176 0.80% 30.7% 62.4%
Carbon tetrachloride 2,109 170,504 1,488 0.37% 25.2% 74.4%
Benzene 11,213 37,671 1,362 0.34% 17.9% 58.0%
1,1,2,2-Tetrachloroethane 48 517,126 1,001 0.25% 13.8% 22.9%
Trichloroethylene 744 100,573 743 0.19% 25.4% 75.2%
1,1,2-Trichloroethane 1,636 5,670,804 336 0.08% 17.1% 37.8%
1,4-Dioxane 2,291 0 287 0.07% 30.8% 62.2%
Naphthalene 1,455 1 56 0.01% 15.7% 57.8%
Hydrochloric acid 41,111 242 53 0.01% 21.2% 62.1%
Chloromethane 17,991 0 39 0.01% 16.1% 58.6%
Tetrachloroethylene (Perchloroethylene) 1,548 1,667,179 29 0.01% 19.8% 50.0%
Dioxin and dioxin-like compounds 0 0 27 0.01% 21.6% 58.6%
Vinyl acetate 35,713 179,390 19 0.00% 11.2% 41.1%
1,1,1,2-Tetrachloroethane 0 133,076 8 0.00% 11.5% 12.1%
Ethylidene dichloride 1,334 0 8 0.00% 21.7% 58.6%
Ethylbenzene 1,408 313 5 0.00% 15.5% 57.5%
Ammonia 57,029 0 2 0.00% 13.2% 47.9%
Ethylene glycol 21,443 0 1 0.00% 27.1% 61.3%
Ethylene 495,100 0 1 0.00% 15.9% 58.2%
Acetophenone 8,371 0 1 0.00% 21.8% 58.7%
n-Hexane 41,606 8,009 1 0.00% 15.5% 57.6%
Propylene (Propene) 164,025 0 1 0.00% 15.5% 57.5%
1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene 2,286 0 0 0.00% 15.5% 57.5%
Xylene (mixed isomers) 1,483 137 0 0.00% 15.5% 57.5%
Dicyclopentadiene 2 0 0 0.00% 12.2% 51.7%
m-Xylene 645 0 0 0.00% 14.8% 56.4%
Biphenyl 6 0 0 0.00% 33.1% 65.6%
p-Xylene 396 0 0 0.00% 14.8% 56.3%
o-Xylene 374 0 0 0.00% 15.0% 56.7%
Hydrogen sulfide 4 0 0 0.00% 15.2% 57.1%
Chloroethane (Ethyl chloride) 2,353 0 0 0.00% 24.0% 69.8%
Toluene 4,557 397 0 0.00% 15.5% 57.5%
1,1,1-Trichloroethane 1,296 104,851 0 0.00% 20.1% 51.5%
Chlorobenzene 39 313,628 0 0.00% 12.8% 19.0%
Styrene 522 0 0 0.00% 15.2% 56.9%
Methanol 3,574 545 0 0.00% 16.0% 58.3%
Chlorodifluoromethane (HCFC-22) 3,915 0 0 0.00% 14.5% 56.0%
Cumene 34 0 0 0.00% 16.0% 58.4%
Cyclohexane 341 0 0 0.00% 15.9% 58.2%
Pentachloroethane 3 621,519 0 0.00% 0.0% 0.0%
Isoprene 940 0 0 0.00% 0.0% 0.0%
Titanium tetrachloride 0 710 0 0.00% 0.0% 0.0%

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