Monthly Archives: December 2011

NASA Satellites Confirm Reduction in Coal-Based Air Pollution

The State Journal By Taylor Kuykendall, Reporter According to NASA, a team of scientists has detected major reductions in the levels of sulfur dioxide generated by Eastern U.S. coal plants from space, confirming ground-level measurements. Sulfur dioxide, once heavily released into the air, is mostly scrubbed from coal-fired plants’ emissions before they are released. The [...]