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Fossil Fuel Emissions Control Technologies by Bruce G. Miller

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Federal regulations and impact on emissions

This chapter is on federal legislation and regulatory trends in the United States and their impact on air quality and emissions. A history of legislative action in the United States as it pertains to stationary heat and power plants utilizing fossil fuels is presented. Impending legislation of emissions currently not regulated is also discussed. The types and quantities of emissions are presented along with their trends over time as a consequence of legislative action.

Keywords

Air pollution; air quality; emissions regulation; fossil fuel power plants; emission standards

The emphasis of this chapter is on federal legislation and regulatory trends in the United States and their impact on air quality and ...

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