America’s Top Power Plant Toxic Air Polluters, released by the Environmental Integrity Project, contains data on toxic power plant emissions and puts Great Lakes states right at the top.
- Six of the top 10 arsenic emitting power plants are in Pennsylvania
- Pennsylvania power plants emit 28 percent of the nation’s arsenic air pollution from power plants
- Two Consumers Energy plants in Michigan emit 86 percent of the state’s total chromium air pollution from power plants
- The Miami Fort Generating Station in Ohio is the nation’s top polluter of hydrochloric acid among power plants