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Environmental Release Report: RIVERTON 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:LEAD 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 2,420 3
    Suspected Carcinogens 10 .140
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 31,837 3
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2,430 3
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 29,407
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 251,688 3
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 2,420 3
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 281,095 3
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 278,675
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 31,837 3
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2,420 3
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 29,407
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 278,675
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 285,554 250

    *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 122,018 5 175,306 0 297,329 0 297,324
    1999 173,455 10 56,707 0 230,172 0 230,191
    2000 95,500 250 78,789 0 174,539 90 174,407
    2001 269,922 253 41,103 0 311,278 0 311,057
    2002 287,984 253 57,732 0 345,969 0 345,748
    "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 .45 0 0 0 .45 0 .45
    2001 .47 0 0 0 .47 0 .47
    2002 .48 0 0 0 .48 0 .48
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: RIVERTON GENERATING STATION
    Mailing Address: HWY. 66, RIVERTON, KS 66770
    Public Contact: GEORGE THULLESEN
    Phone: (417) 625-5123
    SIC Code: 49 Electric, Gas, And Sanitary Services
    2002 Parent Company: EMPIRE DISTRICT ELECTRIC CO.
    Latitude: 37.06667
    Longitude: -94.7
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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 CHEROKEE County on:

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