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  • Environment group names Europe's 'Dirty Thirty' power stations

    10/03/2005 8:36:50 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 11 replies · 375+ views
    afp on Yahoo ^ | 10/3/05 | AFP
    GENEVA (AFP) - Coal-fired power stations in Greece, Germany and Spain top a new table of Europe's dirtiest electricity plants, the environmental group WWF International said. In its new "Dirty Thirty" ranking of power station pollution in the European Union, WWF said Greece's Agios Dimitrios plant was the worst, followed closely by Frimmersdorf in Germany and Abono in Spain. It ranked plants across the 25-nation EU according to their efficiency -- a calculation based on the number of grammes of carbon dioxide (CO2) emitted per Kilowatt hour of electricity generated. CO2 is the biggest of the greenhouse gases that trap...