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. It has one of the tallest chimneys in the world (305 meters), which was built in 1980.


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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  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