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How much nitrogen oxide (NOx) is released from burning coal?

Using data from the US Energy Information Administration on each power plant’s NOx output, we can calculate the average NOx per gigawatt hour (GWh) for coal plants across the US.

Download the full spreadsheet here: (see the link in the Excel embed above)

This analysis is referenced in Straight facts on the environmental impact of coal: CO2, pollution, land, and water.

Code: m111 GWhLbCoalNOx math xbMath

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