Benefit Analysis for the Section 112 Utility Rule.
This document is a benefits analysis of the Section 112 (MACT) proposal to reduce mercury emissions from power plants. The analysis provided qualitative and quantitative estimates of the benefits from the emission reductions, which include reductions of nitrogen oxides and sulfur dioxide as well as mercury. Extensive background on the health effects from mercury exposure is also included.
|Benefits; Health effects; Emissions|
|Office of Air and Radiation|
|Air Quality Strategies and Standards Division|
|Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards|