Posted 22 December 2017
"A modern, highly efficient, supercritical coal-fired station with stack gas cleanup is very clean indeed, essentially emitting only water vapour, carbon dioxide and nitrogen. The stack gas cleanup removes virtually all of the sulfur dioxide and the nitrous oxide, the real pollutants. The only thing it discharges that could properly be called a pollutant is the ash, and this is not difficult to contain if it is done properly. In the Washington Times, International Climate Science Coalition executive director and New Zealand energy expert Bryan Leyland explain how and why coal remains a safe, reliable and affordable means of generating electricity, especially fior poorer communities.
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