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Kintigh Generating Station in Somerset, NY emitted almost 3.8 million tons of CO2 last year. Photo: <a href=" http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Kintigh_Generating_Station_-_Somerset,_New_York.jpg"> Matthew D. Wilson</a>, Creative Commons, some rights reserved
Kintigh Generating Station in Somerset, NY emitted almost 3.8 million tons of CO2 last year. Photo: Matthew D. Wilson, Creative Commons, some rights reserved

America's dirtiest power plants: five are in New York

Environmental groups are renewing pressure on Governor Cuomo to make good on his commitment to reduce carbon pollution in the state. The Research and Policy Center of Environment New York is out with its list of America's Dirtiest Power Plants including the five worst in New York State.

Scientists call them the elephant in the room.  Go to full article
Manufacturing adds a lot of carbon to the atmosphere. Photo: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/akeg/376488289/">Eric Schmuttenmaer</a>, Creative Coimmons, some rights reserved
Manufacturing adds a lot of carbon to the atmosphere. Photo: Eric Schmuttenmaer, Creative Coimmons, some rights reserved

Natural Selections: Carbon

Last week we learned how nitrogen affects us. This week, Martha Foley talks with Dr. Curt Stager about how carbon cycles through the atmosphere and the bodies of all living things.  Go to full article

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