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Environmental Release Report: NELSON DEWEY GENERATING STATION
 
 
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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):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
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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:NICKEL 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 662 154
    Suspected Carcinogens 99 .400
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 761 154
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 121 3
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 640 151
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 22 3
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 88,617 313
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,414 3
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 87,846 3
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 114,599
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 516 3
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 22 3
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,036 151
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 115,789 313
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 115,715 154

    *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 118,060 500 382,800 0 501,360 0 501,492
    1999 160,024 500 520,958 0 681,482 0 699,289
    2000 2,338 280 34,352 0 36,970 8,601 45,592
    2001 88,600 354 6,585 0 95,539 0 95,530
    2002 117,732 313 0 0 118,046 0 469,045
    "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 .8018 0 0 0 .8018 0 .8018
    2001 .7821 0 0 0 .7821 0 .7821
    2002 .3615 0 0 0 .3615 0 .3615
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: NELSON DEWEY GENERATING STATION
    Mailing Address: 11999 COUNTY RD. VV, CASSVILLE, WI 53806
    Public Contact: CHARLES OHL
    Phone: (608) 458-4860
    SIC Code: 49 Electric, Gas, And Sanitary Services
    2002 Parent Company: ALLIANT ENERGY - WISCONSIN POWER & LIGHT
    Latitude: 42.7225
    Longitude: -91.00889
    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 GRANT County on:

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