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Title: FGD systems: What utilities chose in phase 1 and what they might choose in phase 2

Title IV (acid rain) of the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990 is imposing new limitations on the emission of sulfur dioxide (SO{sub 2}) and nitrogen oxides (NO{sub x}) from electric power plants. The Act requires utilities to develop compliance plans to reduce these emissions, and indications are that these plans will dramatically alter traditional operating procedures. A key provision of the SO{sub 2} control program defined in Title IV is the creation of a system of emission allowances, with utilities having, the option of complying by adjusting system emissions and allowance holdings. The central focus of this paper is the identification of sulfur dioxide (SO{sub 2}) control options being implemented by the electric utility industry, current compliance trends, synergistic control issues and a discussion of the implications of Phase I decisions for Phase II.
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
94000
Report Number(s):
ANL/DIS/CP--86558; CONF-9505252--1
ON: DE95013910
DOE Contract Number:
W-31-109-ENG-38
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: 4. international conference on FGD and other synthetic gypsum, Toronto (Canada), 16-18 May 1995; Other Information: PBD: [1995]
Research Org:
Argonne National Lab., IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
20 FOSSIL-FUELED POWER PLANTS; 29 ENERGY PLANNING AND POLICY; CLEAN AIR ACTS; AMENDMENTS; COMPLIANCE; FOSSIL-FUEL POWER PLANTS; POLLUTION REGULATIONS; SULFUR DIOXIDE; FLUE GAS; DESULFURIZATION; EMISSION; AIR POLLUTION CONTROL