mercury emissions compliance News

  • Gasmet launches new Mercury emissions monitor

    Gasmet, the Finland based manufacturer of advanced gas analysis systems, will launch a new continuous mercury monitoring system (CMM) at Mercury 2013 in Edinburgh, Scotland (28th July – 2nd August). Gasmet Europe’s Antti Heikkilä says “The CMM employs cold vapour atomic fluorescence (CVAF) to deliver very low detection limits at a significantly lower cost than other ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Mercury Freedom System demonstrating compliance with clean air mercury rule performance criteria

    Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, announced today that it shipped more than 325 Thermo Scientific Mercury Freedom Systems™ , with 85 of those systems now installed and operational. Twenty five of the installed mercury emissions monitoring systems have been successfully tested in accordance with theClean Air Mercury Rule (CAMR) performance criteria including ...

  • Midwest Energy Emissions Corp. Launches New Mercury Control Product

    Midwest Energy Emissions Corp. ("ME2C" or the "Company"), a leader in mercury emissions control in North America, announced today that it is adding a new product to its proven, cost-effective mercury capture program that will reduce mercury emissions by preventing scrubber reemission events. The product is specifically designed for coal-fired power utilities with wet scrubbers to help ...

  • Milestone project demonstrates innovative mercury emissions reduction technology

    An innovative technology that could potentially help some coal-based power generation facilities comply with anticipated new mercury emissions standards was successfully demonstrated in a recently concluded milestone project at a Michigan power plant. Under a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), WE Energies demonstrated ...

  • Novinda Introduces a New Non-Carbon Solid Reagent for Mercury Emission Control

    Novinda Corp. announces the availability of a new generation of ...


    By Novinda Corp.

  • Mercury 2013 Press Conference

    Panel: Loic Viatte, Swedish Ministry for the Environment Dr Lesley Sloss, Chair of Mercury 2013 and Principal Environmental Consultant at IEA Clean Coal Centre and Lead - Coal Mercury Partnership area at the UNEP John Topper, Managing Director, IEA Clean Coal Centre and Managing Director of the GHG Group Dr David Piper, Deputy Head of the Chemicals ...

  • Most Coal Plants Have Emissions Controls Needed to Meet Mercury Limits, EIA Reports

    Seventy percent of coal-fired power plants have the necessary pollution control equipment to comply with the Environmental Protection Agency mercury and air toxics standards, according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA). Another 6 percent are planning to install pollution controls, and 8 percent are planning to close rather than invest in the expensive equipment, the EIA said in a ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

  • Thermo Fisher Scientific Offers Simpler Solution to System Integrity Testing for Mercury Emissions Monitoring

    FRANKLIN, Mass. (May 9, 2007) – Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, announces the Model 81i MCG mercuric chloride generator, a simpler solution to the demand for weekly system integrity testing for mercury emissions monitoring at coal-fired power plants. An optional feature for new systems and a simple retrofit for installed units, the Model 81i MCG is a fully ...

  • EU announces adoption of legislation to ban mercury exports

    The European Commission welcomes the final adoption by the Council of legislation banning all exports of mercury from the European Union. The export ban is a key part of the EU's strategy for reducing the global supply of mercury and thereby limiting emissions of the highly toxic heavy metal into the environment. The legislation requires mercury that is no longer used in the chlor-alkali ...


  • EPA admits error in proposed mercury MACT rule

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has acknowledged in a letter to non-profit power trade organization Utility Air Regulatory Group (UARG) that it made a conversion error in the way mercury emissions data was calculated to set limits for the agency’s mercury maximum achievable control technology (MACT) floor in the proposed Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) rule. EPA ...


    By Golden Specialty, Inc.

  • High court to review EPA mercury limits

    The Supreme Court is stepping into a new case about Obama administration environmental rules, agreeing to review a ruling that upholds emission standards for mercury and other hazardous air pollutants from coal- and oil-fired power plants. The justices on Tuesday said they would hear arguments from industry groups and states that are challenging Environmental Protection Agency rules designed to ...


    By Associated Press

  • European EHS Compliance Quiz

    European EHS Compliance Quiz - Are you on top of all issues for your company? Climate Change, Chemicals, Emission Reports, Soil Contamination, Carcinogens, Enforcement, Product Safety, Corporate Social Responsibility. These are just some of the buzzwords businesses have to grapple with in order to maintain compliance with environmental, occupational health and safety (EHS) laws. The regulatory ...

  • ADA-ES Completes Successful Tests of its ADAir™ Mixer Technology for Optimized Emissions Compliance

    Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc. (OTC PINK: ADES) (the “Company” or “ADES”) today announced that its subsidiary, ADA-ES, Inc. (“ADA”) has successfully completed a commercial installation of its ADAir™ Mixer Technology on a Utility Power Plant and concluded performance tests. These performance tests yielded positive  ...

  • 2005 - the Year Dedicated to Environmental Compliance

    Untitled Document Companies are poorly prepared for new laws and international regulations. And this despite up-to-date ...


  • CORMETECH Sales of COMET™ Mercury Oxidation SCR Catalyst top 7000MW in 2013

     Multiple utilities have applied Cormetech's COMET™ SCR catalyst technology in consideration of the EPA MATS rule which requires a decrease in the amount of mercury emissions.  Over the past two years, Cormetech has designed and commissioned multiple unique solutions of this cutting edge technology to increase ...


    By Cormetech, Inc.

  • Power Plants Must Have A Mercury Reduction Strategy Now

    Despite the regulatory uncertainties it is essential that power plant operators put in place both short-term and long-term plans to deal with mercury emissions. This is the advice provided by the McIlvaine Company in Power Plant Air Quality Decisions. There are three main reasons why it is so important to have a plan in place: - Requirements for reduction are likely sooner rather ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Justices rule against EPA power plant mercury limits

    The Supreme Court ruled Monday against the Obama administration's attempt to limit power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants, but it may only be a temporary setback for regulators. The justices split 5-4 along ideological lines to rule that the Environmental Protection Agency did not properly take costs into account when it first decided to regulate the toxic emissions ...


    By Associated Press

  • EPA mercury and air toxics rules for power plants: 20+ years in the making

    As the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency prepares to release new Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS), some people may be wondering about the history and timeline for these standards. One Senator recently claimed that EPA is “charging ahead” with them. These standards, however, have been in development for over ...

  • EC welcomes adoption of legislation to ban EU mercury exports

    The European Commission welcomes the final adoption by the Council of legislation banning all exports of mercury from the European Union. The export ban is a key part of the EU’s strategy for reducing the global supply of mercury and thereby limiting emissions of the highly toxic heavy metal into the environment. The legislation requires mercury that is no longer used in the chlor-alkali industry ...


    By European Commission

  • EPA issues first national standards for mercury pollution from power plants

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards, the first national standards to protect American families from power plant emissions of mercury and toxic air pollution like arsenic, acid gas, nickel, selenium, and cyanide. The standards will slash emissions of these dangerous pollutants by relying on widely available, proven pollution controls that ...

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