10 Jul '17, 10am

Drax was top UK emitter of CO2 and of air pollutants NOx and SO2 in 2015:

Drax was top UK emitter of CO2 and of air pollutants NOx and SO2 in 2015:

Updated information for 2015 concerning pollutant releases to the environment is newly available from around 35 000 of Europe’s largest industrial facilities and 3 400 LCPs. For selected key pollutants released to air and water, half of the facilities responsible for the largest releases are located in the United Kingdom (14 facilities), Germany (7), France (5) and Poland (5). Although good progress is being made by the EU towards its climate and energy policy objectives for 2020 and 2030, coal-fired power plants continue to be responsible for the largest amounts of key pollutants released to air. Bełchatów (Poland) is responsible for the highest amounts of carbon dioxide (CO2 ), sulphur dioxide (SO 2 ) and nitrogen oxides (NO x ) released to air in 2015. In addition, Drax (United Kingdom), Jänschwalde (Germany) and Kozienice (Poland) are top polluters for each of these th...

Full article: https://www.eea.europa.eu/themes/industry/releases-of-pol...

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