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Particulate and Sulfur Dioxide Emission Control Costs for Large Coal-Fired Boilers, Final.

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Cost cases developed include five processes, lime, limestone, mag-ox, double alkali, and Wellman-Lord; five plant sizes from 25-1000 KW; three SO2 control levels, current, 90% efficiency, 0.5 lbs SO2/million Btu; three particulate levels, current (43 ng/j), 22 ng/j, and 13 ng/j; and coals of varying sulfur, heating value, and ash content. Averaging times, redundancy, sludge disposal, and energy penalties are also studied.

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Air pollution; Cost comparison; Electric utilities; Sulfur oxides; Dust control
Date:
Reference #:
1978
A.78.13
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Yes
EPA Office:
Office of Air and Radiation
Office Suboffice:
Office of Air and Waste Management
Office Division:
Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards
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Document Type:
Cost Analysis
Contractors:
PEDCo Environmental
Document Status:
Final
Pages:
168

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