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Mercury Emissions from Coal-Fired Powerplants

@inproceedings{Gade2015MercuryEF,
  title={Mercury Emissions from Coal-Fired Powerplants},
  author={D. Gade},
  year={2015}
}
  • D. Gade
  • Published 2015
  • Environmental Science
Mercury is a neurotoxic heavy metal that pose a risk to the public as well as the environmental health. It is a naturally occurring element that is released into the environment from the natural or anthropogenic emissions. Among the anthropogenic emissions, coal-fired powerplants account for approximately 50 percent of the emissions because of the lack of regulations for the emissions from these facilities. The other larger sources of mercury emissions such as municipal waste combustors and… Expand
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