SO2 emissions from the production of electricity from coal in the UK 1990-2017

This statistic shows the total amount of sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions through the production of electricity from coal in the United Kingdom (UK) from 1990 to 2017. It shows that emissions have decreased dramatically between 1990 to 2017, dropping from 2.5 million metric tons to 25,100 metric tons.

Sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions from the production of electricity from coal in the United Kingdom (UK) from 1990 to 2017

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Release date

June 2019

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

1990 to 2017

Supplementary notes

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) is a highly reactive gas, that along with Nitrogen Oxide (NOx) and Ammonia (NH3) is measured as a precursor to acid rain.

Sector classification is based on the NACE code, which is the industry standard classification system for economic activities in the European Community.

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