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Benefit Analysis for the Section 112 Utility Rule.

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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.

Descriptors:
Benefits; Health effects; Emissions
Date:
Reference #:
2004
A.2004.3
Availability:
Yes
EPA Office:
Office of Air and Radiation
Office Suboffice:
Air Quality Strategies and Standards Division
Office Division:
Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards
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Document Type:
Benefit Analysis
Risk Assessment
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Document Status:
Not Reported
Pages:
71

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