White Bluff Power Plant

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White Bluff Power Plant is a 1,480-megawatt base load coal-fired power station at Redfield, Arkansas, USA. It has one of the tallest chimneys in the world (305 meters), which was built in 1980.

Emissions[edit]

In 2013, Environment America ranked the plant 42 on its list of the 100 dirtiest coal-fired power stations in the U.S., reporting that its 2011 emissions were equivalent to 2.16 million passenger vehicles.[1]

The plant released 10,250,228 metric tons of greenhouse gases in 2012 according to the EPA.[2] The emissions in metric tons comprised:

  • Carbon dioxide: 10,172,525
  • Methane: 24,688
  • Nitrous oxide: 53,015

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Schneider, Jordan; Madsen, Travis (September 2013). "America's Dirtiest Power Plants: Their Oversized Contribution to Global Warming and What We Can Do About It" (PDF). Environment America Research & Policy Center. Retrieved 25 February 2014. 
  2. ^ EPA Facility Level GHG Emissions Data, Environmental Protection Agency, retrieved 2014-02-25 

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Coordinates: 34°25′25″N 92°08′26″W / 34.42361°N 92.14056°W / 34.42361; -92.14056