Energy and Climate

Clean Coal

Clean Coal

On May 5, 2011, in

The term clean coal refers to a number of initiatives that seek to reduce or eliminate the hazardous emission or byproducts that result from using coal to generate electrical power. Burning raw, pulverized coal emits sulfur dioxide (SO2), nitrous oxides (NOx), mercury, and fine particulate matter. Carbon dioxide (CO2) is always a byproduct of combustion. […]

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