Emissions Data on Salem Harbor Generating Station


The 2001 Massaschusetts regulations HealthLink worked to pass will reduce SO2 and NOx emissions 50 to 75%. Historical ups and downs of the following EPA supplied data reflect a combination of how much the plant ran and some operational improvements.

Tons Emitted by Pollutant


Year
SO2
NOx
CO2
 2010  5,520  1,184  
 2009  5,125 944
 
 2008 4,226 812
 
2007*  6,444
1,503
2,274,075
 2006 8,616
1,772
2,557,539
 2005 10,595
2,783
2,906,922
 2004 8,208
2,701
2,281,637
2003  11,338  3,310
2,474,075
2002
14,131
3,793
3,553,198
2001
18,300
5,311
3,500,837
2000
20,514 5,320
3,553,198
1999
23,844
6,009
3,891,396
1998**
34,300 7,050 4,582,172
1997
32,105
6,870
4,384,591
1996
23,791
4,865
3,313,688
1995
21,909
6,347
NA
*The plant was closed, due to a boiler explosion from November 6, 2007 until March, 2008 when it was partially re-opened.
** Year HealthLink founded