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Emissions

Kemper County Combustion Turbine Plant

What TVA is doing about emissions at Kemper

  • Kemper combustion turbines burn low emitting natural gas or ultra-low sulfur fuel oil.
  • All units are also equipped with dry low NOx burners to reduce NOx emissions.

Sulfur dioxide

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Year Combustion Turbines
2002 3
2003 2
2004 2
2005 4
2006 1
2007 1
2008 0
2009 0
2010 0
2011 1
2012 1

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Nitrogen oxides

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Year Combustion Turbines
2002 22
2003 21
2004 16
2005 35
2006 20
2007 14
2008 9
2009 8
2010 20
2011 23
2012 59

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Carbon dioxide

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Year Combustion Turbines
2002 58713
2003 61991
2004 43107
2005 101733
2006 64735
2007 47295
2008 29185
2009 24148
2010 78439
2011 85583
2012 224935

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Toxics Release Inventory

2012 data

All amounts are in pounds

Chemical Air Water Land Off-Site Disposal Total
Hydrochloric Acid (aerosol)         0
Hydrogen Fluoride         0
Sulfuric Acid (aerosol)         0
Ammonia         0
Antimony Compounds         0
Arsenic Compounds         0
Barium Compounds         0
Beryllium Compounds         0
Cadmium Compounds         0
Chromium Compounds         0
Cobalt Compounds         0
Copper Compounds         0
Lead Compounds         0
Manganese Compounds         0
Mercury Compounds         0
Nickel Compounds         0
Selenium Compounds         0
Silver Compounds         0
Thallium Compounds         0
Vanadium Compounds         0
Zinc Compounds         0
Benzo(g,h,i)perylene         0
Naphthalene         0
Nitrate Compounds         0
Dioxin (grams)         0
Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds         0
Hydrazine         0
Total 0 0 0 0 0

Emissions by plant

Allen

Brownsville

Bull Run

Caledonia

Colbert

Cumberland

Gallatin

Gleason

John Sevier

Johnsonville

Kemper

Kingston

Lagoon Creek

Magnolia

Marshall

Paradise

Shawnee

Southaven

Widows Creek

 

Emissions by type

Carbon Dioxide

Nitrogen Oxides

Ozone

Sulfur Dioxide

Greenhouse Gases

Toxics Release Inventory (TRI)

           
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