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Environmental Release Report: COLUMBIA ENERGY CENTER
 
 
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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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    Total environmental releases:
    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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    Rank facilities in WISCONSIN or in COLUMBIA County by chemical releases or waste generation

    *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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    See Scorecard's estimates of the health risks associated with outdoor air pollution for this area
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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 231 3
    Suspected Carcinogens 818 96
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 160,453 9
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 544 3
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 159,904 5
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 99,312 89
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,569 274
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 258,318 9
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 258,217
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 161,508 42
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 53 3
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 161,103 34
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 260,875 150
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 261,848 1,966

    *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 129,807 565 136,961 0 267,333 1,397 268,730
    1999 210,096 28 227,944 0 438,068 0 460,408
    2000 47,935 30 87,573 0 135,538 0 139,807
    2001 81,176 26 161,684 0 242,887 0 250,189
    2002 265,279 2,193 33,778 0 301,251 0 855,073
    "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 6.75 0 0 0 6.75 0 6.75
    2001 7.06 0 0 0 7.06 0 7.06
    2002 6.35 0 0 0 6.35 0 6.35
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: COLUMBIA ENERGY CENTER
    Mailing Address: W8375 MURRAY RD., PARDEEVILLE, WI 53901
    Public Contact: CHARLIE OHL
    Phone: (608) 458-4860
    SIC Code: 49 Electric, Gas, And Sanitary Services
    2002 Parent Company: ALLIANT ENERGY WISCONSIN POWER & LIGHT
    Latitude: 43.49167
    Longitude: -89.41667
    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 COLUMBIA County on:

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