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Volume 118, Issue 2
  • Features

  • ABMA Special Section

    • The Next 125
    • Four Boiler Contaminants that Jeopardize Power Plant Operation and Maintenance

      Keeping key boiler water and steam contaminants in check can help to ensure a safe and efficient process.

    • Recovery at Kingston

      On Dec. 22, 2008, about 5.4 million cubic yards of coal ash were released at Tennessee Valley Authority's Kingston Fossil Plant.

    • Coal Ash Management: Understanding Your Options

      Since the issue of the proposed Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Coal Combustion Residual (CCR) rules in May 2010 and the Steam Electric Power Effluent Limitations Guidelines (ELG) in April 2013, utilities, power plants, technology providers, engineering firms and the EPA have been highly active in the review of technical alternatives and approximate costs to comply with the forthcoming regulations.

  • Departments

    • Opinion

      • A "Remarkable" Project

        Later this year, Southern Co.'s controversial Kemper power plant will be placed online and the world will see how technology will turn coal-fired generation into an effective tool to combat climate change.

    • Industry News

    • Clearing the Air

    • Energy Matters

      • Thy Neighbor's Keeper

        Constructing a new facility, or modifying an existing facility, does not happen in a vacuum.

    • Gas Generation

      • Repowering with Gas

        Nearly three-fourths of coal-fired power plants in the U.S. are now more than 30 years old, and they face a pincer action between new, more stringent environmental regulation on one side and age/technological obsolescence on the other.

    • Nuclear Reactions

      • Cause and Effect

        See if this scenario hits close to home. You're at work, deep into your second cup of coffee, and getting into the groove of things at work.

    • Industry Watch

      • Texas Regulators Develop GHG Permitting Program

        In October 2013, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) launched an important rulemaking initiative to establish a greenhouse gas (GHG) permitting program for the state of Texas and take over permitting authority from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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