Moving Forward

March 2013
Power Engineering;Mar2013, Vol. 117 Issue 3, p28
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The article reports that in 2013, coal-fired power plants were given a three-year window by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to comply with its Mercury Air and Toxics Standards (MATS), which will require them to install activated carbon injection (ACI) and flue gas desulfurization (FGD) technologies that would limit their emissions of harmful air pollutants. However, it cautions that the cost of complying with the new EPA rules could force many of these plants to stop operations.


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