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Environmental Release Report: EDISON INTL. FISK GENERATING STATION
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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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 80 110
    Suspected Carcinogens 80
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 31,160 110
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 160 110
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 38,300 120
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 26,080 110
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 80 110
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 57,080 110
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 57,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 38,460 230
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 80 110
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 38,300 120
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 64,300 120
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 57,000

    *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 193,805 103 0 0 193,908 20,140 591,043
    1999 78,530 16 0 0 78,546 3,210 238,740
    2000 77,892 98 0 0 77,990 350 223,228
    2001 62,722 195 0 0 62,917 200 193,120
    2002 64,460 230 0 0 64,690 20 195,690
    "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 .3 0 0 0 .3 0 .3
    2001 .27 0 0 0 .27 0 .27
    2002 .28 0 0 0 .28 0 .28
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: EDISON INTL. FISK GENERATING STATION
    Mailing Address: 1111 W.CERMAK, CHICAGO, IL 60608
    Public Contact: DOUG MCFARLAN
    Phone: (312) 583-6024
    SIC Code: 49 Electric, Gas, And Sanitary Services
    2002 Parent Company: EDISON INTL.
    Latitude: 41.85233
    Longitude: -87.6534
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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

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