Posted by: Lawyer Sanders | April 28, 2009

Kentucky environmental attorney Sanders says Kentucky is seventh largest per capita emitter of greenhouse gases in the country.

Did you know that more than 81% of the greenhouse gases emitted in the United States in 2007 were from electric generating plants according to the federal government. Indeed, per capita Kentucky was the seventh greatest emitter of greenhouse gases among the 50 states plus the District of Columbia. That ranking is due to the large number of coal-fired utility plants in Kentucky.

U.S. statistics on greenhouse emissions in 2007.

U.S. statistics on greenhouse emissions in 2007.

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