Japanese Utilities Emit Record Carbon After Fukushima Disaster

Japanese Utilities Emit Record Carbon After Fukushima Disaster

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Tokyo Electric Power Co.'s (Tepco) Kawasaki Thermal Power Plant in Kawasaki City, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. Regional power companies produced about 439 million tons of CO2 for the year, up 17 percent from 374 million tons in the year ended in March 2011, according to Bloomberg calculations based on data provided by the companies.