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Emissions

Brownsville Combustion Turbine Plant

What TVA is doing about emissions at Brownsville

  • Brownsville burns low emitting natural gas
  • Two units are equipped with steam injection and two are equipped with water injection to reduce NOx emissions.

Sulfur dioxide

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Year Combustion Turbines
2010 1
2011 1
2012 1
2013 0

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Nitrogen oxides

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Year Combustion Turbines
2008 3
2009 11
2010 135
2011 100
2012 143
2013 31

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Carbon dioxide

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Year Combustion Turbines
2008 2771
2009 16869
2010 211184
2011 172708
2012 264127
2013 54641

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Toxics Release Inventory

2013 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

Other sites

 

Emissions by type

Carbon Dioxide

Nitrogen Oxides

Ozone

Sulfur Dioxide

Greenhouse Gases

Toxics Release Inventory (TRI)

           
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