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Environmental Release Report: AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER MOUNTAINEER 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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    *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 1,220 20
    Suspected Carcinogens 12,658 100
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 443,108 120
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 720
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 431,235 20
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 5,803,620 330
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 13,220 113
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 6,242,098 100
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 6,531,005 100
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 443,200 1,800
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 330
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 442,988 1,820
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 6,535,813 2,143
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 6,533,648 920

    *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 8,052,903 4,454 1,162,478 0 9,219,835 39,060 9,812,300
    1999 8,064,323 3,077 1,300,719 0 9,368,119 23,850 10,041,970
    2000 6,422,850 2,328 1,120,960 0 7,546,138 23,726 8,277,593
    2001 4,022,973 3,433 826,903 0 4,853,309 35,629 5,456,402
    2002 6,538,088 2,943 1,203,653 0 7,744,684 29,145 15,626,776
    "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 .76 0 0 0 .76 0 .76
    2001 .7 0 0 0 .7 0 .7
    2002 1.00 0 0 0 1.00 0 1.00
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER MOUNTAINEER PLANT
    Mailing Address: RTE. 33, NEW HAVEN, WV 25265
    Public Contact: PHIL MOYE
    Phone: (304) 348-5730
    SIC Code: 49 Electric, Gas, And Sanitary Services
    2002 Parent Company: AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER
    Latitude: 38.97694
    Longitude: -81.93
    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 MASON County on:

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