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Environmental Release Report: AMEREN ENERGY GENERATING COFFEEN POWER STATION
 
 
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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:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive 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:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC 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 2,067 22
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,886 26
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 349,460 40
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,016 9
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 348,208 27
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 5,706,678 32
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 3,155 30
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 6,048,024 22,417
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 6,680,084
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 349,527 22,448
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 842 9
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 348,932 22,430
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 6,687,929 22,457
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 6,684,554 22,514

    *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 4,513,765 789 0 0 4,514,554 292,300 6,208,700
    1999 4,625,677 896 0 0 4,626,573 367,500 7,397,000
    2000 4,806,829 1,317 2 0 4,808,147 574,799 7,097,127
    2001 4,295,811 1,097 0 0 4,296,908 410,878 7,115,748
    2002 6,692,804 22,591 766,608 0 7,482,004 161,919 7,643,923
    "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 .3345 0 0 0 .3345 0 .3345
    2001 .2819 0 0 0 .2819 0 .2819
    2002 .5012 0 0 0 .5012 0 .5012
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: AMEREN ENERGY GENERATING COFFEEN POWER STATION
    Mailing Address: 134 CIPS LN., COFFEEN, IL 62739
    Public Contact: STEVEN L. BURNS
    Phone: (314) 554-2253
    SIC Code: 49 Electric, Gas, And Sanitary Services
    2002 Parent Company: AMEREN CORP.
    Latitude: 39.10257
    Longitude: -89.40456
    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

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