7 Big East Coast Polluting Power Plants, Plus One Showing A Cleaner Way Forward

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north point power plant photo

credit: Mona Miri

Mona Miri
Energy / Fossil Fuels
May 10, 2012

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The Northport Power Station, a natural gas and oil-run electrical power station, located on Long Island, New York, has been a significant landmark for some time. It is the largest oil-fired power plant in the northeast, as well as the second most polluting plant on the East Coast. The plant emits 5.2 million metric tons of carbon dioxide every year.

Read more: A Legacy of Pollution at the Northport Power Station