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Environmental Release Report: SOUTH CAROLINA ELECTRIC & GAS CO. COPE 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):
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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 112 57
    Suspected Carcinogens 179 12
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 10,782 63
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 67 6
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 10,715 57
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 67,519 80
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 268 23
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 77,731 6
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 80,324
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 10,825 1,181
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 27 3
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 10,817 1,226
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 80,956 1,263
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 80,578 163

    *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 58,448 56 357,531 0 416,035 0 416,036
    1999 50,724 1,012 308,311 0 360,047 0 1,734,758
    2000 56,896 1,378 352,294 0 410,568 0 2,045,425
    2001 67,249 1,057 349,656 0 417,963 0 2,836,257
    2002 81,147 1,375 458,307 0 540,830 0 540,830
    "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 .1971 0 0 0 .1971 0 .1971
    2001 .4887 0 0 0 .4887 0 .4887
    2002 .5829 0 0 0 .5829 0 .5829
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: SOUTH CAROLINA ELECTRIC & GAS CO. COPE STATION
    Mailing Address: 405 TEAMWORK RD., COPE, SC 29038
    Public Contact: BRIAN DUNCAN
    Phone: (803) 217-9501
    SIC Code: 49 Electric, Gas, And Sanitary Services
    2002 Parent Company: SCANA
    Latitude: 33.3525
    Longitude: -81.02806
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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 ORANGEBURG County on:

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