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Environmental Release Report: RELIANT ENERGY PORTLAND POWER 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):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
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    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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    Rank facilities in PENNSYLVANIA or in NORTHAMPTON 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: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 406 4
    Suspected Carcinogens 130
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 200,540 4
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 521 4
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 200,005
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 2,200,411 4
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,161 4
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 2,400,430 4
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 2,540,015
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 200,526 4
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 406 4
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 200,020
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 2,540,030
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 2,540,030

    *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
    1988 3,284 0 0 0 3,284 131,500 NA
    1989 2,700 0 0 0 2,700 129,000 NA
    1990 3,538 0 0 0 3,538 161,321 NA
    1991 3,309 0 0 0 3,309 47,885 47,882
    1992 3,600 0 0 0 3,600 54,984 99,813
    1993 3,216 0 0 0 3,216 42,582 92,935
    1994 3,069 0 0 0 3,069 10,640 41,468
    1995 3,716 0 0 0 3,716 20,856 61,793
    1996 2,351 0 0 0 2,351 18,873 51,367
    1998 1,263,686 220 0 0 1,263,906 21,000 1,585,700
    1999 2,697,727 220 0 0 2,697,947 29,000 3,084,200
    2000 2,439,581 0 0 0 2,439,581 26,150 2,920,984
    2001 1,730,617 4 0 0 1,730,621 27,227 2,063,078
    2002 2,541,305 4 0 0 2,541,309 33,572 3,007,212
    "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 .1456 0 0 0 .1456 0 .1456
    2001 .106 0 0 0 .106 0 .106
    2002 .176 0 0 0 .176 0 .176
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: RELIANT ENERGY PORTLAND POWER PLANT
    Mailing Address: 1 MILE S. OF PORTLAND ON RIVER RD., PORTLAND, PA 18351
    Public Contact: STEVE DAVIES
    Phone: (724) 533-8362
    SIC Code: 49 Electric, Gas, And Sanitary Services
    2002 Parent Company: RELIANT ENERGY INC.
    Latitude: 40.92232
    Longitude: -75.09941
    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

    Scorecard's report for NORTHAMPTON County on:

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