U.S. power plant emissions tumble on shift to natural gas

Reuters: Greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. power plants fell 10 per cent in 2012 from 2010 as more facilities switched to cleaner-burning natural gas from coal and electricity generation also fell, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Wednesday. The environmental regulator published its third national greenhouse gas inventory, which collects emissions data from over 8,000 of the biggest industrial emitters in the United States on a website that is accessible to the general public. Of the......

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