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Cooling water discharges from coal fired power plants

International Conference on Coal Fired Power Plants and the Aquatic Environment (1982 Copenhagen)

Cooling water discharges from coal fired power plants

part of the proceedings of the International Conference on Coal Fired Power Plants and the Aquatic Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark, 16-18 August, 1982

by International Conference on Coal Fired Power Plants and the Aquatic Environment (1982 Copenhagen)

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Published by Pergamon Press in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementeditors: S.H. Jenkins and P.Schjodtz Hansen.
SeriesWater science and technology -- vol. 15, no. 10
ContributionsJenkins, S. H., Hansen, P. Schjodtz.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21963302M
ISBN 100080310192

water. Steam turbines offer a wide array of designs and complexity to match the desired application and/or and discharges low pressure steam into the distribution system. Such facilities can also use steam in absorption chillers to produce chilled water for air conditioning. using combined cycle power plants operating on natural gas to. Coal ash is a waste product of coal-fired power plants that contains arsenic, cadmium, lead and mercury among other toxins. When stored improperly in unlined landfills, coal ash can cause pollution by leaching, or draining, heavy metals into nearby waterways.

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COMBINED SYSTEMS The object of this study was to evaluate methods to minimize the aqueous discharges and makeup requirements_for coal-fired steam-electric generating stations. In Sections , , and , the operating conditions of the major water con- . Mar 07,  · § Climate impacts of coal plants - Coal-fired power plants are responsible for one-third of America’s carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, making coal a huge contributor to global warming. Black carbon resulting from incomplete combustion is an additional contributor to climate change.


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