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Environmental Release Report: PACIFICORP JIM BRIDGER PLANT & BRIDGER COAL CO.
 
 
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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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    *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
    List chemicals contributing to cancer risk
    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 1,074
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,454
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 101,764
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,022
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 100,513
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 72,404
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 3,167
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 169,479
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 224,689
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 103,108
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 561
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 102,604
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 230,651
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 235,795

    *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 272,838 0 2,990,277 0 3,263,115 307,000 4,506,000
    1999 220,705 0 1,912,691 0 2,133,396 0 2,760,000
    2000 316,597 0 1,860,979 0 2,177,576 313,248 5,694,781
    2001 280,355 0 2,463,192 0 2,743,547 57 5,861,070
    2002 242,173 0 2,109,204 0 2,351,377 398 8,322,795
    "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 5.49 0 0 0 5.49 0 5.49
    2001 .97 0 0 0 .97 0 .97
    2002 .8853 0 0 0 .8853 0 .8853
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: PACIFICORP JIM BRIDGER PLANT & BRIDGER COAL CO.
    Mailing Address: 9 MILES N. OF POINT OF ROCK S, POINT OF ROCKS, WY 82942
    Public Contact: ROBERT P. ARAMBEL
    Phone: (307) 352-4220
    SIC Code: 49 Electric, Gas, And Sanitary Services
    2002 Parent Company: PACIFICORP
    Latitude: 41.58197
    Longitude: -109.256
    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 SWEETWATER County on:

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