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Hazardous Air Pollutant Emissions From Mercury Cell Chlor-Alkali Plants--Background Information Document For Proposed Standards.

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This background information document provides information relevant to the proposal of NESHAPs for limiting mercury emissions from mercury cell chlor-alkali plants. Chapter 2 presents a description of the mercury cell chlor-alkali industry and process. Chapter 3 discusses techniques use to control mercury emissions from this source. Chapter 4 describes the regulatory alternatives considered by the EPA for proposal. Chapters 5 and 6 discuss the estimation of environmental and energy impacts and cost impacts, respectively, of the regulatory alternatives. Chapter 7 presents the detailed rationale behind the selection of the proposed NESHAP.

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Date:
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2002
A.2002.11
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Yes
EPA Office:
Office of Air and Radiation
Office Suboffice:
Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards
Office Division:
Emission Standards Division
EPA Author:
NR
Document Type:
Background Cost-Related Document
Background Benefit-Related Document
Regulatory Option Development/Description Document
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NR
Document Status:
Not Reported
Pages:
250

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