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Environmental Release Report: EDISON INTL. POWERTON 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:CHROMIUM 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 706 1,707
    Suspected Carcinogens 932 528
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 211,233 1,710
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 765 1,053
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 210,468 657
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 182,613 3,832
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,594 1,838
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 390,238 1,050
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 416,005
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 211,971 1,428
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 238 1,050
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 211,674 1,032
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 420,039 3,420
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 431,954 5,082

    *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 683,285 7,400 0 0 690,685 0 2,082,570
    1999 556,070 13,212 0 0 569,282 0 1,724,590
    2000 432,676 850 0 0 433,526 1,334,737 2,659,850
    2001 442,595 4,831 0 0 447,426 1,448,761 2,834,640
    2002 436,378 8,373 0 0 444,751 1,407,691 2,817,507
    "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 1.70 0 0 0 1.70 0 1.70
    2001 1.82 0 0 0 1.82 0 1.82
    2002 1.78 0 0 0 1.78 0 1.78
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: EDISON INTL. POWERTON GENERATING STATION
    Mailing Address: 13082 E. MANITO RD., PEKIN, IL 61554
    Public Contact: DOUG MCFARLAND
    Phone: (312) 583-6000
    SIC Code: 49 Electric, Gas, And Sanitary Services
    2002 Parent Company: EDISON INTL.
    Latitude: 40.539
    Longitude: -89.6113
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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 TAZEWELL County on:

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