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Control of mercury emissions: policies, technologies, and future trends

Seung-Whee Rhee;
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  • Published: 21 Dec 2015 Journal: Energy and Emission Control Technologies (issn: 2253-2218, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Dove Press
Seung-Whee Rhee Department of Environmental Engineering, Kyonggi University, Suwon, Republic of Korea Abstract: Owing to the Minamata Convention on Mercury and the Global Mercury Partnership, policies and regulations on mercury management in advanced countries were intensified by a mercury phaseout program in the mercury control strategy. In developing countries, the legislative or regulatory frameworks on mercury emissions are not established specifically, but mercury management is designed to prevent the emission of mercury. Nevertheless, the scenarios from global mercury observation system reported that mercury emissions from selected anthropogenic sources co...
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free text keywords: Energy and Emission Control Technologies, Mercury (element), chemistry.chemical_element, chemistry, Environmental science, Environmental protection
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