Assessment of hazardous air pollutants for advanced power systems

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The 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments (CAAA) identified 189 substances as air toxics or hazardous air pollutants (HAPs). Under the CAAA, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) must regulate emissions of these HAPs at their sources, including advanced power systems used for the production of electricity. This project focused on evaluating and manipulating the advanced power systems HAP data currently available for presentation to the US Department of Energy (DOE). The data were analyzed for trends associated with emission control systems and operating conditions. This project was an addition to an existing DOE program entitled Trace Element Emissions (TEE), which ... continued below

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Brekke, D.W. & Erickson, T.A. December 1, 1995.

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The 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments (CAAA) identified 189 substances as air toxics or hazardous air pollutants (HAPs). Under the CAAA, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) must regulate emissions of these HAPs at their sources, including advanced power systems used for the production of electricity. This project focused on evaluating and manipulating the advanced power systems HAP data currently available for presentation to the US Department of Energy (DOE). The data were analyzed for trends associated with emission control systems and operating conditions. This project was an addition to an existing DOE program entitled Trace Element Emissions (TEE), which is being conducted by the Energy and Environmental Research Center (EERC). The purpose of this addition is to evaluate the current results of HAP emissions sampling from full-scale and demonstration units employing advanced power or hot-gas cleanup systems. The specific objectives of this program are to (1) perform a technical review and assessment of the data accumulated on the fate of trace metals in advanced coal power systems and compare them to emissions from conventional coal-fired power plants, and (2) assess the effectiveness of conventional and innovative control technologies relative to potential regulation requirements.

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OSTI as DE96012607

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  • Other Information: PBD: Dec 1995

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  • Other: DE96012607
  • Report No.: DOE/MC/28016--5215
  • Grant Number: AC21-92MC28016
  • DOI: 10.2172/257365 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 257365
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc663959

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Brekke, D.W. & Erickson, T.A. Assessment of hazardous air pollutants for advanced power systems, report, December 1, 1995; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc663959/: accessed October 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.