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Title: Advanced emissions control development program: Phase 2 final report, February 29, 1996--August 31, 1997. Revision 1

Abstract

The objective of the advanced emissions control development program (AECDP) is to develop practical, cost-effective strategies for reducing the emissions of air toxics from coal-fired boilers. Ideally, the project aim is to effectively control air toxic emissions through the use of conventional flue gas cleanup equipment such as electrostatic precipitators (ESPs), fabric filters (baghouse), and wet flue gas desulfurization. Development work to date has concentrated on the capture of mercury, other trace metals [antimony, arsenic, barium, cadmium, chromium, cobalt, lead, manganese, nickel, and selenium], fine particulate and hydrogen chloride. Some general comments that can be made about the control of air toxics while burning a high-sulfur bituminous coal are as follows: (1) particulate control devices such as ESP`s and baghouses do a good job of removing non-volatile trace metals; (2) mercury goes through particulate control devices almost entirely uncontrolled; (3) wet scrubbing can effectively remove hydrogen chloride; and (4) wet scrubbers show good potential for the removal of mercury when operated under certain conditions, however additional work is needed to understand the relationship between the wet scrubber`s operating conditions and mercury capture.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
McDermott Technology Inc., Alliance, OH (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy, Washington, DC (United States); Ohio State Government, Columbus, OH (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
650188
Report Number(s):
OCDO-98005015
ON: DE98005015; BR: AA0505000;AA2025000; TRN: AHC2DT04%%101
DOE Contract Number:  
FC22-94PC94251
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: Apr 1998
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
01 COAL, LIGNITE, AND PEAT; PROGRESS REPORT; MERCURY; HYDROCHLORIC ACID; AIR POLLUTION CONTROL; PERFORMANCE; ELECTROSTATIC PRECIPITATORS; FABRIC FILTERS; SCRUBBERS; SULFUR DIOXIDE; NITROGEN OXIDES; FLY ASH; METALS; EXPERIMENTAL DATA

Citation Formats

Evans, A.P., Holmes, M.J., and Redinger, K.E.. Advanced emissions control development program: Phase 2 final report, February 29, 1996--August 31, 1997. Revision 1. United States: N. p., 1998. Web. doi:10.2172/650188.
Evans, A.P., Holmes, M.J., & Redinger, K.E.. Advanced emissions control development program: Phase 2 final report, February 29, 1996--August 31, 1997. Revision 1. United States. doi:10.2172/650188.
Evans, A.P., Holmes, M.J., and Redinger, K.E.. Wed . "Advanced emissions control development program: Phase 2 final report, February 29, 1996--August 31, 1997. Revision 1". United States. doi:10.2172/650188. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/650188.
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title = {Advanced emissions control development program: Phase 2 final report, February 29, 1996--August 31, 1997. Revision 1},
author = {Evans, A.P. and Holmes, M.J. and Redinger, K.E.},
abstractNote = {The objective of the advanced emissions control development program (AECDP) is to develop practical, cost-effective strategies for reducing the emissions of air toxics from coal-fired boilers. Ideally, the project aim is to effectively control air toxic emissions through the use of conventional flue gas cleanup equipment such as electrostatic precipitators (ESPs), fabric filters (baghouse), and wet flue gas desulfurization. Development work to date has concentrated on the capture of mercury, other trace metals [antimony, arsenic, barium, cadmium, chromium, cobalt, lead, manganese, nickel, and selenium], fine particulate and hydrogen chloride. Some general comments that can be made about the control of air toxics while burning a high-sulfur bituminous coal are as follows: (1) particulate control devices such as ESP`s and baghouses do a good job of removing non-volatile trace metals; (2) mercury goes through particulate control devices almost entirely uncontrolled; (3) wet scrubbing can effectively remove hydrogen chloride; and (4) wet scrubbers show good potential for the removal of mercury when operated under certain conditions, however additional work is needed to understand the relationship between the wet scrubber`s operating conditions and mercury capture.},
doi = {10.2172/650188},
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place = {United States},
year = {Wed Apr 01 00:00:00 EST 1998},
month = {Wed Apr 01 00:00:00 EST 1998}
}

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