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Environmental Release Report: L.C.R.A. FAYETTE POWER PROJECT
 
 
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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:
    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:CHROMIUM 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 1,256 16
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,633 23
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 262,235 28
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,201 6
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 260,866 11
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 383,375 59
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 2,830 39
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 640,558 16
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 676,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 262,211 17
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 390 5
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 261,880 22
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 680,700 76
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 694,999 304

    *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 1,020,787 166 436,911 0 1,457,864 5,347 1,836,332
    1999 2,424,630 359 498,000 0 2,922,989 1,240 3,816,101
    2000 605,616 284 815,566 0 1,421,466 29 3,820,698
    2001 775,137 490 582,219 0 1,357,845 22 4,366,667
    2002 700,133 352 295,941 0 996,426 3,688 3,711,801
    "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 7.73 0 0 0 7.73 0 7.73
    2001 .886 0 0 0 .886 0 .886
    2002 .8813 0 0 0 .8813 0 .8813
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: L.C.R.A. FAYETTE POWER PROJECT
    Mailing Address: 6549 POWER PLANT RD., LA GRANGE, TX 78945
    Public Contact: BILL MCCANN
    Phone: (512) 473-3200
    SIC Code: 49 Electric, Gas, And Sanitary Services
    2002 Parent Company: LOWER COLORADO RIVER AUTHORITY/CITY OF AUSTIN
    Latitude: 29.9143
    Longitude: -96.8894
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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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