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The agency is proposing to require manufacturers of chlorine using mercury cell technology to take additional steps to prevent mercury emissions, according to the release. The EPA would require plants not already monitoring mercury emissions to do so. Also, a plant would be required to perform ‘work practices’ such as implementing an inspection program for equipment problems, leaking equipment, liquid mercury accumulations and spills, the agency said.
EPA will accept comments for 60 days after the notice is published in the Federal Register.