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Environmental Release Report: LAWRENCE ENERGY CENTER
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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    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 123
    Suspected Carcinogens 272
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 13,395
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 393
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 13,000
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 51,963 180
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 674 4
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 64,124
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 80,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 13,780 580
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 123
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 13,389 580
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 81,510 764
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 83,102 210

    *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 69,210 1,500 390,000 0 460,710 5 624,000
    1999 21,560 3,350 622,000 0 646,910 10 684,400
    2000 45,788 632 677,078 0 723,497 0 827,757
    2001 68,759 670 904,963 0 974,392 0 1,360,312
    2002 85,273 974 832,096 0 918,343 0 2,093,343
    "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 .6333 0 0 0 .6333 0 .6333
    2001 .7323 0 0 0 .7323 0 .7323
    2002 .9007 0 0 0 .9007 0 .9007
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: LAWRENCE ENERGY CENTER
    Mailing Address: 1250 N. 1800 RD., LAWRENCE, KS 66044
    Public Contact: MARK SCHREIBER
    Phone: (785) 575-8369
    SIC Code: 49 Electric, Gas, And Sanitary Services
    2002 Parent Company: WESTAR ENERGY INC.
    Latitude: 39.00245
    Longitude: -95.23155
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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 DOUGLAS County on:

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