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Environmental Release Report: O.W. SOMMERS/J.T. DEELY/J.K. SPRUCE GENERATING COMPLEX
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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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
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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 1,516 12
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,911 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 198,678 12
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,178 7
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 197,250 5
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 129,116 287
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 6,826 17
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 321,266 257
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 496,750 250
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 198,738 757
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 516 7
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 198,560 755
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 503,410 1,035
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 519,250 510

    *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 511,630 5,375 219,265 0 736,270 682,160 1,420,030
    1999 537,345 6,915 424,730 0 968,990 638,860 1,606,940
    2000 509,831 1,745 262,634 0 774,210 369,480 1,135,755
    2001 562,863 1,010 235,493 0 799,366 271,116 1,125,212
    2002 528,898 1,292 786,453 0 1,316,642 104,439 1,459,738
    "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 .7068 0 0 0 .7068 0 .001558
    2001 2.13 0 0 0 2.13 0 2.13
    2002 .7284 0 0 0 .7284 0 .7284
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: O.W. SOMMERS/J.T. DEELY/J.K. SPRUCE GENERATING COMPLEX
    Mailing Address: 9599 GARDNER RD., SAN ANTONIO, TX 78263
    Public Contact: ROBERT MCCULLOUGH
    Phone: (210) 353-2344
    SIC Code: 49 Electric, Gas, And Sanitary Services
    2002 Parent Company: NA
    Latitude: 29.3072
    Longitude: -98.3202
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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

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