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Environmental Release Report: AMERICAN ELECTIC POWER ROCKPORT 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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    *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 2,800 184
    Suspected Carcinogens 3,601 2,425
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 344,616 188
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,750 181
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 342,485 3
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,409,030 209
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 6,027 847
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,741,966 185
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 1,828,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 345,635 1,382
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 950 181
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 345,106 1,204
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,840,776 4,264
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,855,021 8,535

    *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 2,228,121 13,217 1,766,945 0 4,008,283 126,902 4,338,500
    1999 3,677,045 10,699 1,718,555 0 5,406,299 48,277 5,843,900
    2000 2,491,645 15,767 1,725,365 0 4,232,777 81,586 12,554,307
    2001 1,966,276 14,231 2,528,399 0 4,508,906 58,127 10,681,915
    2002 1,868,114 10,566 1,852,863 0 3,731,543 153,489 4,735,056
    "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 1.98 0 0 0 1.98 0 1.98
    2001 2.10 0 0 0 2.10 0 2.10
    2002 2.00 0 0 0 2.00 0 2.00
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: AMERICAN ELECTIC POWER ROCKPORT PLANT
    Mailing Address: 2791 N. U.S. HWY. 231, ROCKPORT, IN 47635
    Public Contact: MIKE BRIAN
    Phone: (260) 425-2137
    SIC Code: 49 Electric, Gas, And Sanitary Services
    2002 Parent Company: AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER
    Latitude: 37.92586
    Longitude: -87.03553
    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 SPENCER County on:

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