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Environmental Release Report: PLEASANT PRAIRIE POWER 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:
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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:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals contributing to cancer risk
    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 131 609
    Suspected Carcinogens 911 30
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 290,973 609
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 881 19
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 290,088 590
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 26,275 1,379
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 522 5,149
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 316,047 19
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 342,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 291,135 261
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 43 19
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 290,346 832
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 342,640 6,702
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 346,461 1,255

    *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 391,872 6,785 0 0 398,657 0 398,630
    1999 358,806 6,431 0 0 365,237 1,084,100 1,449,337
    2000 430,619 7,207 115,256 0 553,082 428,593 972,675
    2001 359,221 7,295 7,017 0 373,534 593,396 966,930
    2002 348,081 7,356 0 0 355,437 970,934 1,326,370
    "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 2.05 0 0 0 2.05 0 2.05
    2001 1.82 0 0 0 1.82 0 1.82
    2002 1.91 0 0 0 1.91 0 1.91
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: PLEASANT PRAIRIE POWER PLANT
    Mailing Address: 8000 95TH ST., KENOSHA, WI 53142
    Public Contact: DONNA DANIHEL
    Phone: (414) 221-3421
    SIC Code: 49 Electric, Gas, And Sanitary Services
    2002 Parent Company: WISCONSIN ENERGY CORP.
    Latitude: 42.53322
    Longitude: -87.90238
    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 KENOSHA County on:

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