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March 18, 2010

Oregon cement plant cleaning up its act

  • Ash Grove is installing a $20 million system at its Durkee, Ore., plant that will reduce mercury emissions by as much as 85 percent.
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    Photo courtesy of Ash Grove Cement Co. [enlarge]
    The ACI system is expected to be operational by July.

    A cement kiln owner in Eastern Oregon is installing a $20 million proprietary system to reduce mercury emissions at its plant up to 85 percent, under a voluntary agreement with the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality. The activated carbon injection (ACI) mercury control system is expected to be operational this summer.

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