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    Wednesday, March 30, 2016

    The Good That Wind Does

    $7.3 billion in public health savings seen in 2015 from wind energy cutting air pollution; U.S. wind fleet reduces power sector CO2 emissions more than six percent

    March 29, 2016 (American Wind Energy Association)

    “U.S. wind farms reduced electric power sector carbon dioxide emissions by an estimated 132 million metric tons in 2015…[which is] equal to that from 28 million cars, or more than six percent of all carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from U.S. electricity generation last year…Wind energy also greatly reduces a variety of health-harming air pollutants, including smog-causing sulfur dioxide (SO2) and nitrogen oxides (NOx), which helps reduce rates of asthma and other respiratory issues…representing $7.3 billion in avoided health costs last year alone…[T]he American Lung Association has adopted as one of its goals the transition to a clean energy future…At the start of 2016, there were 9,400 megawatts (MW) of wind power capacity under construction, which is expected to reduce another 23 million metric tons of CO2 emissions each year when operational, and cut overall power sector CO2 emissions by an additional one percent…” click here for more

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