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Top 20 greenhouse gas sources reporting to EPA
Top 20 power plants releasing most greenhouse gases based on EPA data
By The Associated Press

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 http://epa.gov/climatechange/emissions/ghgdata/ .

A list of the plants that released the largest amounts:

FacilityMetric Tons Carbon Dioxide equivalentLocation
1Scherer22,978,929Juliette, Ga.
2Bowen21,026,397Cartersville, Ga.
3James H Miller Jr.20,752,490Quinton, Ala.
4Martin Lake18,701,286Tatum, Texas
5Gibson17,993,350Owensville, Ind.
6Monroe17,850,341Monroe, Mich.
7Labadie17,365,003Labadie, Mo.
8Colstrip17,120,416Colstrip, Mont.
9Gen. J. M. Gavin16,872,856Cheshire, Ohio
10Rockport16,666,035Rockport, Ind.
11W. A. Parish16,583,228Thompsons, Texas
12Bruce Mansfield16,326,924Shippingport, Pa.
13Navajo Generating Station16,275,749Page, Ariz.
14Jim Bridger14,880,563Port of Rocks, Wyo.
15Cross14,625,200Cross, W.Va.
16Roxboro Steam Electric Plant14,603,523Semora, N.C.
17Westar Energy Inc. Jeffrey Energy Center14,592,950St. Marys, Kan.
18John E. Amos14,492,457St. Albans, W.Va.
19Monticello13,880,166Monticello, Texas
20Paradise13,637,335Drakesboro, Ky.
Source: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, AP analysis




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