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Environmental Release Report: ALLEGHENY ENERGY INC. ARMSTRONG POWER STATION
 
 
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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 330 17
    Suspected Carcinogens 767 55
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 151,056 72
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 386 4
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 150,670 68
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 2,603,610 57
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 680 26
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 2,753,220 59
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 2,952,950
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 151,120 59
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 140 4
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 150,594 13
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 2,954,214 75
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 2,953,712 47

    *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 1,794,222 765 206,000 0 2,000,987 0 1,998,000
    1999 2,294,109 354 100,100 0 2,394,563 0 2,392,000
    2000 3,386,288 234 140,956 0 3,527,478 0 3,523,650
    2001 2,444,979 427 180,068 0 2,625,474 0 2,621,430
    2002 2,955,522 168 120,155 0 3,075,845 0 3,072,895
    "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 .1602 0 0 0 .1602 0 .1602
    2001 .1405 0 0 0 .1405 0 .1405
    2002 .1465 0 0 0 .1465 0 .1465
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: ALLEGHENY ENERGY INC. ARMSTRONG POWER STATION
    Mailing Address: R. D. #1 STATE RTE. 4006, KITTANNING, PA 16201
    Public Contact: CYNTHIA SHOOP
    Phone: (301) 665-2718
    SIC Code: 49 Electric, Gas, And Sanitary Services
    2002 Parent Company: ALLEGHENY ENERGY INC.
    Latitude: 40.92917
    Longitude: -79.46639
    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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