Assessing the Mercury Health Risks Associated with Coal-fired Power Plants : Impacts of Local Depositions

@inproceedings{Sullivan2003AssessingTM,
  title={Assessing the Mercury Health Risks Associated with Coal-fired Power Plants : Impacts of Local Depositions},
  author={Tara M. Sullivan and Frederik Lipfert and Stephen M. Morris and Scott A. Renninger},
  year={2003}
}
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced plans to regulate emissions of mercury to the atmosphere from coal-fired power plants. However, there is still debate over whether the limits should be placed on a nationwide or a plant-specific basis. Before a nationwide limit is selected, it must be demonstrated that local deposition of mercury from coal-fired power plants does not impose an excessive local health risk. The principal health concern is exposure of pregnant females to… CONTINUE READING
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