America’s Top 10 Dirtiest Power Plants

Ahead of the Supreme Court’s decision on West Virginia vs Environmental Protection Agency, a case that will determine the EPA’s authority to regulate climate pollution, Environment America Research & Policy Center and U.S. PIRG Education Fund released a new factsheet ranking America’s dirtiest power plants. The Top 10 Polluters are all primarily coal-fired power plants.

  1. James H Miller Jr, Alabama
  2. Labadie, Missouri
  3. Gen J M Gavin, Ohio
  4. Martin Lake, Texas
  5. Oak Grove, Texas
  6. Monroe, Michigan
  7. Prairie State Generating Station, Illinois
  8. Gibson, Indiana
  9. Jim Bridger, Wyoming
  10. W A Parish, Texas

Environment Texas, one of our 30 state environmental groups, highlighted one of the top 10 dirtiest power plants at a press conference on June 16. Watch the Accuweather coverage of the event here.

Morgan Hayward

Former Director, Destination: Zero Carbon, Environment America


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