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Water Dependence Risks for America's Aging Coal Fleet

Water Dependence Risks for America's Aging Coal Fleet

Date: 3/31/2013

Water Dependence Risks for America's Aging Coal Fleet presents the water savings associated with retiring coal generators. It finds that states like Alabama, Maryland, Michigan, and Wisconsin could each save more than 250 billion gallons of water withdrawals a year by replacing coal generators with renewable energy. Similarly, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and Mississippi could each save more than 5 billion gallons annually in water consumption.

This information was last updated on May 06, 2013