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Mercury emissions

Mercury, Risk, and Justice

Introduction

In December 2003, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its long-awaited proposal for regulating mercury emissions from coal-fired utilities. This regulation was widely expected to require a 90%...

A Perfect Storm: Mercury and the Bush Administration, Part II

The Storm Continues

In December 2003, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a rule to control mercury emissions from power plants and issued a final rule for mercury from chlor-alkali facilities. For power...

A Perfect Storm: Mercury and the Bush Administration

Unprecedented Events

In October 1991, four separate weather systems gathered off the coast of New England: Hurricane Grace from the Atlantic, a cold front from New England, a high pressure system over southeastern Canada, and a...