Power Plants in Puerto Rico Ranked Among Worst For Key Toxics.

The dirtiest power plants in the nation continue to generate a disproportionate amount of toxic pollutants – including arsenic, chromium, hydrochloric acid, lead, mercury, nickel, and selenium – tracked in a new analysis by the Environmental Integrity Project (EIP) released today by EIP, Earthjustice, and the Sierra Club.

According to the new EIP report, Puerto Rico is the 6th dirtiest power plant in the U.S. in terms of sheer pounds of emissions of four highly toxic heavy metals – arsenic, chromium, lead, and mercury. The power plant responsible is AES Puerto Rico LP, PR.