Emission decision could force Drax to buy abroad

September 2000
Professional Engineering;09/06/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 16, p4
Trade Publication
Reports that Great Britain-based AES Drax might buy low-sulphur coal from abroad. Need to increase the company's sulphur dioxide emissions; Expansion plans of the company; Sulphur dioxide license of the company.


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