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Environmental Release Report: PG&E SCRUBGRASS GENERATING PLANT
 
 
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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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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
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    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
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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:LEAD 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 399
    Suspected Carcinogens 628 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 5,026
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 165
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 4,860
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 36,061 10
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 668 5
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 40,450
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 39,391
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 8,401 64
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 163
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 8,109 64
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 44,015 74
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 42,395 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 46,180 1,918 0 0 48,098 543,288 1,926,353
    1999 44,977 1,918 0 0 46,895 564,324 1,969,353
    2000 46,257 1,918 0 0 48,175 645,177 2,033,503
    2001 46,965 74 0 0 47,039 644,968 2,032,037
    2002 46,520 74 0 0 46,594 647,517 2,034,158
    "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 .9517 0 0 0 .9517 0 .9517
    2001 .9687 0 0 0 .9687 0 .9687
    2002 .959 0 0 0 .959 0 .959
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: PG&E SCRUBGRASS GENERATING PLANT
    Mailing Address: 2151 LISBON RD., KENNERDELL, PA 16374
    Public Contact: PETER E. RIGNEY
    Phone: (814) 385-6661
    SIC Code: 49 Electric, Gas, And Sanitary Services
    2002 Parent Company: PG&E CORP.
    Latitude: 41.28351
    Longitude: -79.74691
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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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