Top 20 GHG emissions sources revealed in new U.S. EPA data

WASHINGTON , January 11, 2012 () – Power plants account for the bulk of greenhouse gas emissions in the U.S., according to new federal data. The searchable database of power plants and their releases in 2010 is available at.

A list of the plants that released the largest amounts:

Facility Metric Tons Carbon Dioxide equivalent Location

1 Scherer 22,978,929 Juliette, Ga.
2 Bowen 21,026,397 Cartersville, Ga.
3 James H Miller Jr. 20,752,490 Quinton, Ala.
4 Martin Lake 18,701,286 Tatum, Texas
5 Gibson 17,993,350 Owensville, Ind.
6 Monroe 17,850,341 Monroe, Mich.
7 Labadie 17,365,003 Labadie, Mo.
8 Colstrip 17,120,416 Colstrip, Mont.
9 Gen. J. M. Gavin 16,872,856 Cheshire, Ohio
10 Rockport 16,666,035 Rockport, Ind.
11 W. A. Parish 16,583,228 Thompsons, Texas
12 Bruce Mansfield 16,326,924 Shippingport, Pa.
13 Navajo Generating Station 16,275,749 Page, Ariz.
14 Jim Bridger 14,880,563 Port of Rocks, Wyo.
15 Cross 14,625,200 Cross, W.Va.
16 Roxboro Steam Electric Plant 14,603,523 Semora, N.C.
17 Westar Energy Inc. Jeffrey Energy Center 14,592,950 St. Marys, Kan.
18 John E. Amos 14,492,457 St. Albans, W.Va.
19 Monticello 13,880,166 Monticello, Texas
20 Paradise 13,637,335 Drakesboro, Ky.

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