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Oldest existing coal plants

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The following is a sortable list of the oldest existing coal-fired power plants in the U.S., according to the Environment America report "America's Biggest Polluters: Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Power Plants in 2007". To sort the list, click on the column header.

Rank State Plant Name Date Plant Began Operation Electricity (MWh)

Produced in 2007

1 IN Perry K Steam Plant Aug, 1938 72,303
2 WI Blount Street Station Dec, 1938 2,031,208
3 IA Sixth Street Generating Station Apr, 1940 320,925
4 NC Cliffside Plant (existing) Jul, 1940 4,335,757
5 IA Dubuque Generating Station Jun, 1941 338,339
6 NC Buck Steam Station Jul, 1941 1,847,081
7 MN High Bridge Generating Plant Jan, 1942 939,089
8 IN Harding Street Station Apr, 1942 4,114,772
9 WI Pulliam Power Plant Jan, 1943 2,519,081
10 NY AES Westover Generation Plant Oct, 1943 495,603
11 OH Burger Plant Jan, 1944 1,297,406
12 WV Rivesville Power Station Jan, 1944 270,579
13 VA Glen Lyn Plant Jun, 1944 1,611,812
14 IN Edwardsport Plant Jul, 1944 254,354
15 NY Huntley Generating Station Jan, 1945 2,756,314
16 VA Potomac River Generating Station Oct, 1946 1,600,625
17 MD R. Paul Smith Power Station Jan, 1947 697,566
18 IL Havana Power Station Jul, 1947 3,460,179
19 KY Tyrone Generating Station Oct, 1947 428,764
20 IA Lansing Power Station Jan, 1948 1,723,743
21 PA Mitchell Plant Jan, 1948 952,495
22 IL Meredosia Power Station Jun, 1948 1,951,748
23 OH Hutchings Station Jul, 1948 691,412
24 MI Cobb Generating Plant Sep, 1948 2,338,616
25 NY Russell Station Dec, 1948 1,315,233
26 KS Riverton Power Plant Jan, 1949 671,689
27 MN Riverside Generating Plant (Minnesota) Jan, 1949 2,343,971
28 IN Eagle Valley Station Feb, 1949 1,576,882
29 AL Gadsden Steam Plant Apr, 1949 538,780
30 MI Trenton Channel Power Plant May, 1949 3,388,101
31 WI Stoneman Generating Station May, 1949 66,430
32 PA Sunbury Steam Station Aug, 1949 1,910,219
33 NC Weatherspoon Plant Sep, 1949 1,017,849
34 IL Wood River Station Nov, 1949 3,041,419
35 OH Avon Lake Power Plant Dec, 1949 3,078,474
36 OH Miami Fort Station Dec, 1949 7,399,485
37 NY Dunkirk Steam Station Jan, 1950 3,645,934

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