America's Dirtiest Power Plants

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Editor Score:
60
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Quality:
55
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Usability:
50
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Reliability:
45
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Free
Expiration
Monday, June 17, 2024
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Publication year
2013
Energy Trend 2014
Carbon
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Energy/Utility
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All

The 50 most-polluting U.S. power plants emit more than 2 percent of the world’s energy-related carbon dioxide pollution – or more pollution than every nation except six worldwide. The 100 most-polluting U.S. power plants produced more than 3 percent of the world’s carbon dioxide emissions from energy use in 2011, while the 500 most-polluting power plants were responsible for about 6 percent.

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Environment America Research & Policy Center
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