TITLE

EPA Proposes Trading Program for Mercury Emissions

AUTHOR(S)
Sissell, Kara
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
Chemical Week;3/23/2005, Vol. 167 Issue 10, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the cap-and-trade program for mercury emissions, an alternative to a Clean Air Act provision that would have required utilities to install pollution controls at power plants, proposed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Reasons behind the opposition of environmental groups to the program; Permission of the program for mercury emissions trading; Potential of the proposed rule to incite development of mercury control technologies.
ACCESSION #
16558757

 

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