Mercury emissions from point sources in South Africa
As a first step towards assessing Hg levels in a systematic approach in South Africa, representatives from the South African government, academia, research councils and key industries recently initiated a South African Mercury Assessment (SAMA) Programme (Leaner et al., 2006). The SAMA Programme has undertaken some limited Hg inventory development and monitoring studies in South Africa. The preliminary results of those studies and that of Hg monitoring undertaken at Cape Point's Global Atmospheric Watch Station (Baker et al., 2002), are discussed in this paper.
KeywordsElectrostatic Precipitator Mercury Emission Cape Point Emission Reduction Factor Emission Control Device
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