Study ranks PA as one of worst states for air pollution from Power Plants

A study released Wednesday by the Natural Resources Defense Council ranks Pennsylvania as the second worst state in the nation for air pollution from coal and oil fired power plants.

According to the NDRC, Pennsylvania is the second worst state behind Ohio.

The NDRC says it used publicly available data in the Environmental Protection Agency’s Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) in its study.

The analysis, entitled “Toxic Power: How Power Plants Contaminate Our Air and States” was jointly released by NRDC and Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR).

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