23 Dec '11, 10am

Historic Mercury Regs from EPA a Boon for Health, the Environment and Jobs

Historic Mercury Regs from EPA a Boon for Health, the Environment and Jobs

Mercury and Air Toxics Standards , released on Wednesday are the first national standards to protect American families from power plant emissions of mercury and toxic air pollution such as arsenic, acid gas, nickel, selenium, and cyanide. Power plants are the largest remaining source of those pollutants; they are responsible for one-half of the mercury and more than 75 percent of acid gas emissions in the US. “The standards will slash emissions of these dangerous pollutants by relying on widely available, proven pollution controls that are already in use at more than half of the nation’s coal-fired power plants,” EPA says.

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