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Environmental Release Report: USGEN NEW ENGLAND INC.
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
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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
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY COMPOUNDS
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    See Scorecard's estimates of the health risks associated with outdoor air pollution for this area
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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 1,390 138
    Suspected Carcinogens 858
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 66,828 138
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 174 8
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 66,480 130
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,155,732 208
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,524 2,858
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,218,674 8
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 1,218,450
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 66,046 14
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 50 8
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 67,215 136
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,221,768 256
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,221,758 330

    *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 1,176,137 139 37,735 0 1,214,011 72,925 1,288,550
    1999 1,253,028 110 2,188 0 1,255,326 108,630 1,363,700
    2000 1,202,693 5,162 258,250 0 1,466,105 361,051 1,826,463
    2001 1,158,936 3,792 514 0 1,163,242 546,190 1,709,538
    2002 1,223,708 3,264 1,036 0 1,228,008 74 1,903,828
    "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 4.95 0 0 0 4.95 0 4.95
    2001 4.79 0 0 0 4.79 0 4.79
    2002 4.84 0 0 0 4.84 0 4.84
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: USGEN NEW ENGLAND INC.
    Mailing Address: BRAYTON POINT RD., SOMERSET, MA 02726
    Public Contact: BARRY A. KETSCHKE
    Phone: (508) 646-5236
    SIC Code: 49 Electric, Gas, And Sanitary Services
    2002 Parent Company: PG & E CORP.
    Latitude: 41.73374
    Longitude: -71.17105
    Facilities are encouraged to respond to the information presented in Scorecard.
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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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