Fact sheet explores America’s No. 1 energy source
In a bid to reduce carbon emissions, the Environmental Protection Agency proposed rules for new coal-fired and natural gas power plants today. To learn more about how coal is used in America — and at what cost — check out this helpful fact sheet from the U.S. Energy Information Administration, part of the Department of Energy.
“In 2012, coal accounted for 31% of the energy-related carbon dioxide emissions in the United States.”