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Title: Permitting and solid waste management issues for the Bailly Station wet limestone Advanced Flue Gas Desulfurization (AFGD) system

Abstract

Pure Air (a general partnership between Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America, Inc.). is constructing a wet limestone co-current advanced flue gas desulfurization (AFGD) system that has technological and commercial advantages over conventional FGD systems in the United States. The AFGD system is being installed at the Northern Indiana Public Service Company's Bailly Generating Station near Gary, Indiana. The AFGD system is scheduled to be operational by the Summer, 1992. The AFGD system will remove at least 90 percent of the sulfur dioxide (SO{sub 2}) in the flue gas from Boilers 7 and 8 at the Station while burning 3.2 percent sulfur coal. Also as part of testing the AFGD system, 95 percent removal of SO{sub 2} will be demonstrated on coals containing up to 4.5 percent sulfur. At the same time that SO{sub 2} is removed from the flue gas, a gypsum by-product will be produced which will be used for wallboard manufacturing. Since the AFGD system is a pollution control device, one would expect its installation to be received favorably by the public and regulatory agencies. Although the project was well received by regulatory agencies, on public group (Save the Dunes Council) was initiallymore » concerned since the project is located adjacent to the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. The purpose of this paper is to describe the project team's experiences in obtaining permits/approvals from regulatory agencies and in dealing with the public. 1 ref., 1 fig., 2 tabs.« less

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [3];  [4]
  1. Pure Air, Allentown, PA (United States)
  2. Northern Indiana Public Service Co., Hammond, IN (United States)
  3. United Engineers and Constructors, Inc., Denver, CO (United States). Stearns-Roger Div.
  4. Environmental Alternatives, Inc., Warren NJ (USA)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Pure Air, Allentown, PA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE; USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
5289588
Report Number(s):
CONF-9109162-1
ON: DE92000287
DOE Contract Number:  
FC22-90PC89660
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: Industrial Gas Cleaning Institute forum '91, Washington, DC (United States), 11-13 Sep 1991
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
20 FOSSIL-FUELED POWER PLANTS; 01 COAL, LIGNITE, AND PEAT; FLUE GAS; DESULFURIZATION; NITROGEN OXIDES; AIR POLLUTION CONTROL; SOLID WASTES; COMPLIANCE; WASTE MANAGEMENT; STACKS; SIMULATION; SULFUR DIOXIDE; WASTE WATER; AIR QUALITY; BOILERS; CHLORIDES; COAL; ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS; GYPSUM; HOT GAS CLEANUP; LIMESTONE; NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ACT; OPACITY; PARTICULATES; PERMITS; PLUMES; PUBLIC RELATIONS; SEWAGE; SORBENT INJECTION PROCESSES; SULFUR CONTENT; US EPA; ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES; CARBONACEOUS MATERIALS; CARBONATE ROCKS; CHALCOGENIDES; CHEMICAL REACTIONS; CHLORINE COMPOUNDS; CONTROL; ENERGY SOURCES; ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY; FOSSIL FUELS; FUELS; GASEOUS WASTES; HALIDES; HALOGEN COMPOUNDS; HYDROGEN COMPOUNDS; LAWS; LIQUID WASTES; MANAGEMENT; MATERIALS; MINERALS; NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS; NITROGEN COMPOUNDS; OPTICAL PROPERTIES; OXIDES; OXYGEN COMPOUNDS; PARTICLES; PHYSICAL PROPERTIES; POLLUTION CONTROL; PURIFICATION; ROCKS; SEDIMENTARY ROCKS; SULFATE MINERALS; SULFUR COMPOUNDS; SULFUR OXIDES; US ORGANIZATIONS; WASTES; WATER; 200202* - Fossil-Fueled Power Plants- Waste Management- Noxious Gas & Particulate Emissions; 010800 - Coal, Lignite, & Peat- Waste Management; 200700 - Fossil-Fueled Power Plants- Legislation & Regulations- (1990-); 200500 - Fossil-Fueled Power Plants- Environmental Aspects- (1990-)

Citation Formats

Bolinsky, F T, Ross, J, Dennis, D S, and Huston, J S. Permitting and solid waste management issues for the Bailly Station wet limestone Advanced Flue Gas Desulfurization (AFGD) system. United States: N. p., 1991. Web.
Bolinsky, F T, Ross, J, Dennis, D S, & Huston, J S. Permitting and solid waste management issues for the Bailly Station wet limestone Advanced Flue Gas Desulfurization (AFGD) system. United States.
Bolinsky, F T, Ross, J, Dennis, D S, and Huston, J S. Tue . "Permitting and solid waste management issues for the Bailly Station wet limestone Advanced Flue Gas Desulfurization (AFGD) system". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/5289588.
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abstractNote = {Pure Air (a general partnership between Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America, Inc.). is constructing a wet limestone co-current advanced flue gas desulfurization (AFGD) system that has technological and commercial advantages over conventional FGD systems in the United States. The AFGD system is being installed at the Northern Indiana Public Service Company's Bailly Generating Station near Gary, Indiana. The AFGD system is scheduled to be operational by the Summer, 1992. The AFGD system will remove at least 90 percent of the sulfur dioxide (SO{sub 2}) in the flue gas from Boilers 7 and 8 at the Station while burning 3.2 percent sulfur coal. Also as part of testing the AFGD system, 95 percent removal of SO{sub 2} will be demonstrated on coals containing up to 4.5 percent sulfur. At the same time that SO{sub 2} is removed from the flue gas, a gypsum by-product will be produced which will be used for wallboard manufacturing. Since the AFGD system is a pollution control device, one would expect its installation to be received favorably by the public and regulatory agencies. Although the project was well received by regulatory agencies, on public group (Save the Dunes Council) was initially concerned since the project is located adjacent to the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. The purpose of this paper is to describe the project team's experiences in obtaining permits/approvals from regulatory agencies and in dealing with the public. 1 ref., 1 fig., 2 tabs.},
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