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Mercury from Chlorine Plants

Case Overview

Mercury is a well-known byproduct of burning coal in power plants, but another source -- chlorine plants -- goes unmeasured, let alone regulated. An Earthjustice lawsuit seeks to force the Environmental Protection Agency to correct this dangerous situation.

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January 10, 2006 | Legal Document

Mercury Chlor-Alkali Plants Petition for Review

Charges that an EPA rule does not address 'lost” mercury pollution from the plants and eliminates previous pollution control requirements (February 17, 2004)