Other harmful pollutants emitted by Coal power plants include:
- 2 tons of lead, 9,332 pounds of cadmium, and other toxic heavy metals576,185 tons of carbon monoxide, which causes headaches and places additional stress on people with heart disease;
- 22,124 tons of volatile organic compounds (VOC), which form ozone;
- 77,108 pounds of arsenic. For scale, arsenic causes cancer in one out of 100 people who drink water containing 50 parts per billion.