MATS rule

7
Jul

Carbonxt and United Conveyor Corporation Announce Contract with Midwest Utility

 

Gainesville, FL –July 7, 2016 – Carbonxt, in partnership with United Conveyor Corporation (UCC), is pleased to announce its selection as the sole-provider of powdered activated carbon (PAC) for a large, PRB-burning Midwest utility. The agreement confirms Carbonxt will provide the most cost-effective solution via its specialized PACs for the entire fleet, approximately 2,000 MW of generation.

CEO David Mazyck, PhD, stated, “Carbonxt is excited…

 

 

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28
Apr

EPA Sticks to Its Guns on Mercury Rules

EPA Sticks to Its Guns on Mercury Rules

By ELIZABETH WARMERDAM

Courthouse News Service

(CN)– The Environmental Protection Agency is standing by its decision to require power plants to cut emissions and other air pollutants, to comply with the Clean Air Act.

The EPA on Friday issued a final that it is “appropriate and necessary to regulate hazardous air pollutants from coal- and oil-fired power electric utility” across the United States. The EPA said the benefits…”

 

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3
Mar

SCOTUS Chief Justice Makes Decision on MATS Rule

PER the SCOTUS BLOG SITE:

 

EPA’s mercury pollution rule remains in effect

Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr., on Thursday morning allowed the government to keep in effect its rule designed to curb air pollution with mercury and other toxic substances from the smokestacks of power plants.  In a simple order that gave no explanation, and acting without referring the issue to the full Court, the Chief Justice rejected the plea of twenty states to block enforcement while the Environmental Protection Agency continues a study of the cost of the rule to the electric-generating industry.

Last Term, in the case of Michigan v. EPA, the Court ruled…

 

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21
Dec

DC Circuit Court Orders: MATS Rule Remains in Place

 

D.C. Circuit Leaves MATS Rule In Place as EPA Tackles Cost Consideration
12/16/2015 | Sonal Patel | Power Magazine

The Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) will remain in effect as the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) works on a final cost finding, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ordered on Dec. 15.

The court noted in a two-page order that the EPA “has represented that it is on track to issue…

 

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