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Environmental Release Report: AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER AMOS 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):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:
    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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    Rank facilities in WEST VIRGINIA or in PUTNAM 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: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 1,860 438
    Suspected Carcinogens 24,322 1,049
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 905,252 1,384
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,180 40
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 881,865 617
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 16,005,270 1,320
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 24,950 1,380
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 16,903,262 990
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 17,752,005 668
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 904,920 1,185
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 390 40
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 904,782 1,324
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 17,758,787 2,716
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 17,755,432 4,532

    *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 16,709,646 7,865 791,455 0 17,508,966 1,694,498 20,598,000
    1999 17,944,581 6,872 1,184,516 0 19,135,969 1,626,043 22,394,400
    2000 14,552,282 6,569 956,399 0 15,515,250 1,595,521 19,894,806
    2001 10,343,078 5,999 587,825 0 10,936,902 1,500,423 14,509,205
    2002 17,761,852 6,275 1,030,157 0 18,798,284 117,803 29,873,920
    "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 1.65 0 0 0 1.65 0 1.65
    2001 1.50 0 0 0 1.50 0 1.50
    2002 2.10 0 0 0 2.10 0 2.10
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER AMOS PLANT
    Mailing Address: 1530 WINFIELD RD., WINFIELD, WV 25213
    Public Contact: PHIL MOYE
    Phone: (304) 348-5730
    SIC Code: 49 Electric, Gas, And Sanitary Services
    2002 Parent Company: AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER
    Latitude: 38.47417
    Longitude: -81.82583
    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 PUTNAM County on:

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