US coal power plants curbing SO2 emissions

SULPHUR dioxide emissions produced in the generation of electricity at power plants in the US declined 73% from 2006 to 2015, a much larger reduction than the 32% decrease in coal-fired electricity generation over that period, according to data from the Energy Information Administration.

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US coal power plants curbing SO2 emissions US coal power plants curbing SO2 emissions US coal power plants curbing SO2 emissions US coal power plants curbing SO2 emissions US coal power plants curbing SO2 emissions

From 2014 to 2015, the most recent year with complete power plant emissions data, SO2 emissions fell 26% – the largest annual drop in percentage terms in the previous decade.

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