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Environmental Release Report: SALEM HARBOR STATION/USGEN NEW ENGLAND INC.
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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    *Note: These rankings are based on chemical releases and transfers reported by industrial facilities to the Toxics Release Inventory, and do not take into account major sources of pollution or toxic chemicals that are not covered by TRI.

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Recognized Carcinogens 980 64
    Suspected Carcinogens 421 1
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 43,350 64
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 145 3
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 43,136 61
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 75,902 125
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,938 824
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 400,867 8
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 116,508
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 327,072 10
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 112 3
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 327,797 68
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 402,719 129
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 402,413 70

    *Note: Some chemicals are associated with more than one health effect, so their release may be counted multiple times in this table. Therefore, it is not appropriate to sum releases sorted by health effect. Total reported releases to air and water are provided in the data summary below.
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  • What We Don't Know About Chemical Safety and Harm
  • Air Releases
    6 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    218 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
    Water Releases
    5 TRI chems released to water in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    172 TRI chemicals released to water in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
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  • TRI Data Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    1998 858,320 340 0 0 858,660 246,960 1,104,490
    1999 872,585 345 0 0 872,930 245,260 1,118,180
    2000 2,280,509 10,760 0 0 2,291,269 351,552 2,642,796
    2001 741,347 1,159 0 0 742,506 323,185 1,065,661
    2002 404,774 955 0 0 405,729 24,568 578,143
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Dioxin Compounds Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Grams of Dioxin Compounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    2000 2.32 0 0 0 2.32 0 2.32
    2001 2.42 0 0 0 2.42 0 2.42
    2002 1.79 0 0 0 1.79 0 1.79
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: SALEM HARBOR STATION/USGEN NEW ENGLAND INC.
    Mailing Address: 24 FORT AVE., SALEM, MA 01970
    Public Contact: MICHAEL A. FITZGERALD
    Phone: (978) 740-8234
    SIC Code: 49 Electric, Gas, And Sanitary Services
    2002 Parent Company: PG&E CORP.
    Latitude: 42.52667
    Longitude: -70.87639
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  • Links

    • See EPA Envirofacts report for this facility for information about regulatory compliance, hazardous waste handling processes, Superfund status, and permitted air and water emissions.
    • RTK NET report for this facility, which includes its complete Form R report to EPA's Toxics Release Inventory

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