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Mercury Controls

Air pollution control vendors have reported booking new contracts for equipment for more than a dozen power plants, with engineering companies reporting new contracts on several facilities to develop design specifications for procurement of mercury control technology. The contracts for commercial systems are attributed to federal and state regulations, including new source permit requirements and consent decrees, which specify very high levels of mercury capture.

A number of different technology approaches have been developed and tested for full scale applications including controls that specifically target mercury as well as those that enhance the removal of mercury from currently installed controls (FGD, SCR, etc). Some of the categories of mercury controls that have been developed include sorbent injection, catalytic oxidation, and multi-pollutant controls. For more information, scroll down to view published papers and presentations by industry experts on mercury control options


ICAC Mercury Control Fact Sheets:

Updated Commercial Hg Control Technology Bookings (October 2011) (pdf)

ICAC Comments to EPA & U.S. Senate

Technical Papers & Presentations

Technology Overview

Field Experience

Combustion Control

Catalytic Oxidation

Multi-Pollutant Applications

Measurement/Monitoring

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Calendar

10/24/2014
SCR Technology Demo for NJDEP Call

10/29/2014
CAAAC Meeting

11/11/2014
Division Chairs Webinar

11/17/2014
Mercury Division Conference Call

11/24/2014
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Meeting