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Information provided for informational purposes only Note: EPA no longer updates this information, but it may be useful for historical purposes. See http://www.epa.gov/airquality/powerplanttoxics/ for information about standards to limit mercury, acid gases and other toxic pollution from power plants.
Notice

March 2011
EPA has proposed standards to limit mercury, acid gases and other toxic pollution from power plants. This rule will replace the court-vacated Clean Air Mercury Rule.


On March 15, 2005, EPA issued a rule to permanently cap and reduce mercury emissions from coal-fired power plants.

Mercury and Fish

Revison of December 2000 Finding

Cap and Trade Basics

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