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Environmental Release Report: NRG ENERGY INC. INDIAN RIVER GENERATING STATION
 
 
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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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    *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:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals contributing to cancer risk
    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 1,318
    Suspected Carcinogens 789
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 121,392
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 846
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 120,545
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,302,398
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 2,268 120
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,438,774
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 1,518,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 139,791
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 773
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 139,491
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,538,766 120
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,538,966

    *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 3,344,968 11,286 577,845 0 3,934,099 22,734 4,643,762
    1999 2,099,657 9,008 184,260 0 2,292,925 1,025 2,580,757
    2000 2,647,969 14,796 380,990 0 3,043,755 6,454 3,475,259
    2001 1,866,048 2,900 564,677 0 2,433,625 0 2,874,681
    2002 1,541,902 120 504,987 0 2,047,009 .420 2,850,116
    "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 1.33 0 0 0 1.33 0 1.33
    2001 .23 0 0 0 .23 0 .23
    2002 .21 0 0 0 .21 0 .21
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: NRG ENERGY INC. INDIAN RIVER GENERATING STATION
    Mailing Address: RTE. 332 POWER PLANT RD., MILLSBORO, DE 19966
    Public Contact: MEREDITH MOORE
    Phone: (612) 373-8892
    SIC Code: 49 Electric, Gas, And Sanitary Services
    2002 Parent Company: NRG ENERGY INC.
    Latitude: 38.58556
    Longitude: -75.23472
    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 SUSSEX County on:

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