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Environmental Release Report: MITCHELL STEAM ELECTRIC GENERATING PLANT
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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    Cancer 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:LEAD 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 37
    Suspected Carcinogens 24
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 26,897
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 61
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 26,836
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 98,601
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 37
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 125,437
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 155,285
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 26,897
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 37
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 26,836
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 155,285
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 155,399 101

    *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 153,768 181 55,327 0 209,276 0 209,276
    1999 196,966 200 54,228 0 251,394 0 251,394
    2000 256,591 195 76,640 0 333,426 0 324,425
    2001 127,864 390 34,942 0 163,196 0 163,196
    2002 155,460 101 45,558 0 201,119 .100 201,119
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: MITCHELL STEAM ELECTRIC GENERATING PLANT
    Mailing Address: 5200 RADIUM SPRINGS RD., ALBANY, GA 31705
    Public Contact: BILL RAINWATER
    Phone: (877) 538-2401
    SIC Code: 49 Electric, Gas, And Sanitary Services
    2002 Parent Company: SOUTHERN CO.
    Latitude: 31.48583
    Longitude: -84.13528
    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 DOUGHERTY County on:

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