About this project

The fossil fuel electricity generation sector is an important component of North America’s economy and provides an indispensable commodity. However, this sector is one of the major contributors to atmospheric pollutants in the region, including criteria air contaminants such as sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, and particulate matter; and greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide and methane.


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