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Gayle in MD
10-01-2012, 08:38 AM
America's Top 10 Polluters

The EPA releases a database of greenhouse gas sources. Is there a global warmer in your backyard? —Kate Sheppard and Samantha Oltman



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Scherer coal plant in Juliette, Georgia. Total greenhouse gas emissions: 22,978,929 CO2e. Source: Wikimedia Commons


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Bowen coal plant in Cartersville, Georgia. Total greenhouse gas emissions: 21,026,397 CO2e. Source: lndhslf72/Flickr



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Miller coal plant in Quinton, Alabama. Total greenhouse gas emissions: 20,752,490 CO2e. Source: Dystopos/Flickr


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Martin Lake coal plant in Tatum, Texas. Total greenhouse gas emissions: 18,701,286 CO2e. Source: Google Maps


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Gibson coal plant in Owensville, Indiana. Total greenhouse gas emissions: 17,993,350 CO2e. Source: Duke Energy/Flickr


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Monroe coal plant in Monroe, Michigan. Total greenhouse gas emissions: 17,850,341 CO2e. Source: Wikimedia Commons


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Labadie coal plant in Labadie, Missouri. Total greenhouse gas emissions: 17,365,003 CO2e. Source: David Herholz/Flickr


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Colstrip coal plant in Colstrip, Montana. Total greenhouse gas emissions: 17,120,416 CO2e. Source: ambib/Flickr


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Gen J M Gavin coal plant in Cheshire, Ohio. Total greenhouse gas emissions: 16,872,856 CO2e. Source: Jeff Lovett/Flickr

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Rockport coal plant in Rockport, Indiana. Total greenhouse gas emissions: 16,666,035 CO2e. Source: Brett Ciccotelli/Flickr