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Environmental Release Report: CAMBRIA COGEN CO.
 
 
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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):
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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:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY COMPOUNDS
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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 57 3
    Suspected Carcinogens 32 11
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 65 11
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 71 3
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 14 8
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 20
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 240,608 6
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 41 6
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 243,384 11
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 240,547
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 2,869 14
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 37 3
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 2,804 3
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 243,355 6
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 243,355 13

    *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 307,506 4 0 0 307,510 408,978 712,766
    1999 310,821 24 0 0 310,845 432,645 743,480
    2000 290,041 37 0 0 290,078 536,618 829,015
    2001 252,346 43 0 0 252,389 466,859 720,017
    2002 243,438 27 0 0 243,465 0 695,258
    "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 .019 0 0 0 .02 150 150
    2001 141 .009 0 0 141 0 142
    2002 168 .00905 0 0 168 0 168
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: CAMBRIA COGEN CO.
    Mailing Address: 243 RUBISCH RD., EBENSBURG, PA 15931
    Public Contact: STEPHEN SKIDD
    Phone: (814) 472-1120
    SIC Code: 49 Electric, Gas, And Sanitary Services
    2002 Parent Company: EL PASO CORP.
    Latitude: 40.4773
    Longitude: -78.71732
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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 CAMBRIA County on:

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