US 10 Most-Polluting Power Plants

 
10. Navajo Generating Station, Ariz.
Primary fuel: Coal
Operator: Salt River Project
2011 CO2 emissions (million metric tons): 15.9

This list comes from the America’s Dirtiest Power Plants report from Environment America.

Pollution 1

9. Monroe Power Plant, Mich.
Primary fuel: Coal
Operator: Detroit Edison Co.
2011 CO2 emissions (million metric tons): 16.4

8. Bruce Mansfield Power Plant, Pa.
Primary fuel: Coal
Operator: FirstEnergy Generation Corp.
2011 CO2 emissions (million metric tons): 16.4

7. General James M. Gavin Power Plant, Ohio
Primary fuel: Coal
Operator: Ohio Power Co.
2011 CO2 emissions (million metric tons): 16.6

6. Gibson Generating Station, Ind.
Primary fuel: Coal
Operator: Duke Energy Indiana Inc.
2011 CO2 emissions (million metric tons): 16.9

5. W. A. Parish Electric Generating Station, Texas
Primary fuel: Coal
Operator: NRG Texas Power, LLC
2011 CO2 emissions (million metric tons): 17.8

Pollution 2

4. Labadie Power Plant, Mo.
Primary fuel: Coal
Operator: Union Electric Co. (Mo.)
2011 CO2 emissions (million metric tons): 18.5

3. Martin Lake Power Plant, Texas
Primary fuel: Coal
Operator: Luminant Generation Company, LLC
2011 CO2 emissions (million metric tons): 18.8

2. James H. Miller, Jr. Electric Generating Plant, Ala.
Primary fuel: Coal
Operator: Alabama Power Co.
2011 CO2 emissions (million metric tons): 20.7

1. Robert W Scherer Power Plant, Ga.
Primary fuel: Coal
Operator: Georgia Power Co.
2011 CO2 emissions (million metric tons): 21.3

 
 
 
 
 

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