Update: America's Top 10 Dirtiest Power Plants

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Morgan Folger
Director, Destination: Zero Carbon

Author: Morgan Folger

Director, Destination: Zero Carbon

(267) 609-6810

Started on staff: 2016
B.A. and B.S., magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, University of Maryland - College Park

Morgan directs Environment America's campaign to ensure all new cars and trucks are electric by 2035. Morgan helped run the campaign that kept Maryland from leaving the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. Originally from Weston, Connecticut, Morgan now lives in Philadelphia and enjoys reading on the beach and getting outside any chance she gets.

Ahead of the Supreme Court’s decision on West Virginia vs Environmental Protection Agency, a case that will determine the EPA’s authority to regulate climate pollution, Environment America Research & Policy Center and U.S. PIRG Education Fund released a new factsheet ranking America’s dirtiest power plants. The Top 10 Polluters are all primarily coal-fired power plants.

  1. James H Miller Jr, Alabama
  2. Labadie, Missouri
  3. Gen J M Gavin, Ohio
  4. Martin Lake, Texas
  5. Oak Grove, Texas
  6. Monroe, Michigan
  7. Prairie State Generating Station, Illinois
  8. Gibson, Indiana
  9. Jim Bridger, Wyoming
  10. W A Parish, Texas

Environment Texas, one of our 30 state environmental groups, highlighted one of the top 10 dirtiest power plants at a press conference on June 16. Watch the Accuweather coverage of the event here.

Morgan Folger
Director, Destination: Zero Carbon

Author: Morgan Folger

Director, Destination: Zero Carbon

(267) 609-6810

Started on staff: 2016
B.A. and B.S., magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, University of Maryland - College Park

Morgan directs Environment America's campaign to ensure all new cars and trucks are electric by 2035. Morgan helped run the campaign that kept Maryland from leaving the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. Originally from Weston, Connecticut, Morgan now lives in Philadelphia and enjoys reading on the beach and getting outside any chance she gets.