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Environmental Release Report: SOMERSET POWER L.L.C.
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
    Cleanest/Best Facilities in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Facilities in US
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    Total environmental releases:
    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:
    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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    Rank facilities in MASSACHUSETTS or in BRISTOL County by chemical releases or waste generation

    *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:LEAD COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals contributing to noncancer risk

    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 48
    Suspected Carcinogens 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 36,053
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 53
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 36,000
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 220,048
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 278 5
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 269,448
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 310,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 49,453
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 48
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 49,400
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 323,400
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 323,885 5

    *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 667,279 52 0 0 667,331 49,000 778,000
    1999 759,775 31 0 0 759,806 61,500 1,524,100
    2000 907,186 42 0 0 907,228 0 1,719,416
    2001 944,285 10 0 0 944,295 0 1,581,180
    2002 324,168 10 0 0 324,178 0 877,733
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: SOMERSET POWER L.L.C.
    Mailing Address: 1606 RIVERSIDE AVE., SOMERSET, MA 02726
    Public Contact: MEREDITH MOORE
    Phone: (612) 373-8892
    SIC Code: 49 Electric, Gas, And Sanitary Services
    2002 Parent Company: NRG ENERGY INC.
    Latitude: 41.73459
    Longitude: -71.14998
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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

    Scorecard's report for BRISTOL County on:

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