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Environmental Release Report: DUKE ENERGY LEE STEAM STATION
 
 
  • 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:
    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:LEAD COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals contributing to noncancer risk

    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 419 9
    Suspected Carcinogens 64 .500
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 62,483 10
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 483 10
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 62,000
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 790,419 9
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,049 109
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 852,419 9
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 943,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 62,483 10
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 419 9
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 62,000
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 943,000
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 946,700 1,200

    *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 478,320 1,200 84,005 0 563,525 5 569,300
    1999 1,280,505 1,730 119,010 0 1,401,245 10 1,408,200
    2000 1,621,893 5,758 214,034 0 1,841,685 25 1,845,283
    2001 1,166,123 1,975 147,418 0 1,315,516 0 1,320,177
    2002 947,813 1,310 134,928 0 1,084,051 0 1,086,421
    "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 .1 0 0 0 .1 0 .1
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: DUKE ENERGY LEE STEAM STATION
    Mailing Address: HWY. S-4-178, PELZER, SC 29669
    Public Contact: JOHN M. GREER JR.
    Phone: (864) 260-5337
    SIC Code: 49 Electric, Gas, And Sanitary Services
    2002 Parent Company: DUKE ENERGY CORP.
    Latitude: 34.64456
    Longitude: -82.42657
    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 ANDERSON County on:

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