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The U.S. ranks 2nd in sulfur dioxide

According to the World Resources Institute, in 2000 the United States emitted 17,866,000 tonnes of sulfur dioxide, or 11.9% of the world’s total sulfur dioxide emissions. That was enough to make the United States rank second in that category. China ranked first, emitting 34,204,700 tonnes, or 22.8% of the world total.

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