Connections / In 2013, Person County emitted 18,691 tons of sulfur dioxide, the largest amount among North Carolina's 100 counties.

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Point Source Sulfur Dioxide Emissions

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Air sulfur dioxide emissions in tons per year for each county from point sources. Sulfur dioxide generally is formed from the combustion of sulfur in the air. This sulfur mainly come from coal and other fuels.

Source: NC LINC: Department of Environment and Natural Resources

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Point Source Sulfur Dioxide Emissions

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