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Fossil Fuel Emissions Control Technologies by Bruce G. Miller

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7

Formation and control of acid gases, and organic and inorganic hazardous air pollutants

This chapter presents a discussion of a variety of pollutants including hazardous air pollutants (HAPs), organic and inorganic, and acid gases. It begins with a discussion of the environmental and health effects of organic and hazardous air pollutants and acid gases, followed by discussions on the occurrence of trace elements, organic compounds, and halogens in fossil fuels, and the formation and emissions of these pollutants. It concludes with discussions on the control technologies and their costs.

Keywords

Organic compounds; air pollutants; acid gases; hazardous air pollutants; air pollutant control technologies

7.1 Introduction

This chapter presents a discussion ...

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