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Environmental Release Report: SIEMENS WESTINGHOUSE TURBINE GENERATOR PLANT
 
 
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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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    Total environmental releases:
    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:

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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
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:CHROMIUM
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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 5
    Suspected Carcinogens 5,334
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 5,329
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 5
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 15
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 15
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 5,334
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 5
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 5,339
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 5,339
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 5,339

    *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
    1988 22,000 0 0 0 22,000 500 NA
    1989 36,000 0 0 0 36,000 0 NA
    1990 22,000 0 0 0 22,000 0 NA
    1991 24,000 0 0 0 24,000 83,711 107,706
    1992 29,500 0 0 0 29,500 64,761 94,150
    1993 0 0 0 0 0 63,011 63,007
    1994 0 0 0 0 0 85,025 85,017
    1995 0 0 0 0 0 105,030 105,010
    1996 0 0 0 0 0 110,020 110,009
    1997 0 0 0 0 0 148,050 74,007
    1998 0 0 0 0 0 58,275 58,013
    1999 0 0 0 0 0 88,030 88,011
    2000 0 0 0 0 0 98,030 98,014
    2001 9,397 0 0 0 9,397 82,265 91,402
    2002 5,396 0 0 0 5,396 86,265 91,399
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: SIEMENS WESTINGHOUSE TURBINE GENERATOR PLANT
    Mailing Address: 5101 WESTINGHOUSE BLVD., CHARLOTTE, NC 28273
    Public Contact: MICHAEL SHAUM
    Phone: (704) 551-5675
    SIC Code: 35 Industrial Machinery And Equipment
    2002 Parent Company: SIEMENS WESTINGHOUSE POWER CORP.
    Latitude: 35.13572
    Longitude: -80.97633
    Facilities are encouraged to respond to the information presented in Scorecard.
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  • Links

    • Scorecard's Criteria air pollutants report for this facility
    • 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 MECKLENBURG County on:

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