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Environmental Release Report: COGENTRIX OF RICHMOND INC.
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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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 5 11
    Suspected Carcinogens 929 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 7,971 15
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 16 11
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 7,070 1
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 56,363 11
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,764 143
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 64,317 14
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 144,682 3
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 7,971 15
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 5 11
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 7,924 3
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 145,575 133
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 144,700 3

    *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 77,817 140 250 0 78,207 0 1,127,255
    1999 97,518 140 250 0 97,908 0 1,215,005
    2000 105,014 124 0 0 105,138 0 1,494,624
    2001 108,251 387 0 0 108,638 15,457 1,559,341
    2002 145,616 145 0 0 145,761 6,671 2,150,400
    "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 80.00 0 0 0 80.00 0 80.00
    2001 85.73 0 0 0 85.73 0 85.73
    2002 74.30 0 0 0 74.30 0 74.30
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: COGENTRIX OF RICHMOND INC.
    Mailing Address: 5001 COMMERCE RD., RICHMOND, VA 23234
    Public Contact: JEF FREEMAN
    Phone: (704) 525-3800
    SIC Code: 49 Electric, Gas, And Sanitary Services
    2002 Parent Company: COGENTRIX ENERGY INC.
    Latitude: 37.46094
    Longitude: -77.43071
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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 RICHMOND (CITY) County on:

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