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Coal power in the United States

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Coal power in the United States accounted for 39% of the country's electricity production in .... In the United States, three coal-fired power plants reported the largest toxic air releases in 2...

Existing U.S. Coal Plants - SourceWatch

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Feb 4, 2016 ... To see a nationwide list of over 600 coal plants in the United States, click here. To see a listing of coal plants in a particular state, click on the ...

Coal generates 44% of our electricity, and is the single biggest air ...

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A typical (500 megawatt) coal plant burns 1.4 million tons of coal each year. ... Ripe for Retirement: The Case for Closing America's Costliest Coal Plants (2012)  ...

Coal - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

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As coal stockpiles at power plants rise, shippers are reducing coal railcar loadings ... Energy in Brief · What is role of coal in the United States? See more Energy ...

​One-fifth of world's worst coal plants are in U.S. - CBS News

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Mar 20, 2015 ... Existing subcritical coal-fired power stations in the United States by carbon intensity, from the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment ...

The Ten Biggest Power Plants In America -- Not What You Think ...

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Apr 20, 2015 ... The biggest power plant in America is the Palo Verde Nuclear ... Coal is 65%, natural gas is 50%, geothermal is 70%, hydro is 40%, solar is ...

Coal-Fired Plants -Duke Energy

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Coal is America's most abundant energy resource, and most of the electricity generated in the United States comes from coal-burning power plants. A coal- fired ...

Planned coal-power closings won't cut CO2 much - USA Today

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Jun 9, 2014 ... Yet the nation's biggest coal plants, typically its largest CO2 emitters, are unlikely to be closed anytime soon, because "there just isn't a ...

Mapping how the United States generates its electricity ...

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Jul 31, 2015 ... Mapping how the United States generates its electricity. Coal and ... Plant capacity by power source in megawatts. Coal. Natural gas. Nuclear.

U.S. Coal-Fired Power Plants: Update or Close? - Scientific American

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The owners of power plants that burn coal are playing high-stakes poker as ... of base-load power units in the United States, including plants like Gallatin and ...

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Flurry of Coal Power Plant Shutdowns Expected by 2016 | Climate ...

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Feb 19, 2014 ... A flurry of coal-fired power plants — major sources of climate change-fueling carbon .... This new rule will hurt the USA in many bad ways.

How many power plants are there in the United States? - FAQ - U.S. ...

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A power plant may have one or more generators, and some generators may use more than ... From what country does the United States import the most coal?

Obama's EPA Rule Is Redrawing the U.S. Coal Map. Nearly 17% of ...

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Apr 13, 2015 ... America's oldest coal plants are retiring like they're Baby Boomers. About 17 percent of U.S. coal-fired power generation will vanish in the next ...