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Climate Action Network, or CAN Europe, published its "Europe's Dirty 30" report, which ranks 30 most polluting European power plants, informs Postimees Online.
Estonian power plant among Europe's top polluters
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According to the report, Poland, Germany and the United Kingdom are among the worst polluters in Europe.

Estonian oil shale-based power plant Eesti Elektrijaam in Narva is number 15 among European Union's "dirtiest" power stations, emitting 10.67 Mt of CO2 per year into the atmosphere.

It was the only power plant from the Nordic and Baltic countries to be included in the list.

The top-three on the list are Beltchatow power plant in Poland with 36.18 Mt of CO2 per year, followed by Neurath in Germany and Niederaussem in Germany, which all use lignite as fuel.

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