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Main Title A quality assurance program for the EPA/Shawnee wet limestone scrubber demonstration program /
Author Buchanan, James L.,
CORP Author Research Triangle Inst., Research Triangle Park, N.C.;Industrial Environmental Research Lab., Research Triangle Park, N.C.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development ; For sale by the National Technical Information Service,
Year Published 1976
Report Number EPA-600/2-76-080; EPA-68-02-1398; EPA-ROAP-ABA-011
Stock Number PB-252 258
OCLC Number 02351350
ISBN pbk.
Subjects Air--Pollution--United States ; Dust ; Limestone--United States ; Quality control ; Scrubber (Chemical technology) ; Sulfur dioxide ; Sulphur dioxide
Additional Subjects Air pollution control ; Scrubbers ; Laboratory equipment ; Gas sampling ; Slurries ; pH ; Particles ; Pitot tubes ; Sulfur dioxide ; Volume ; Moisture content ; Chemical analysis ; Inventories ; Tables(Data) ; Photometry ; Industrial plants ; Limestone scrubbing ; Air pollution sampling ; Wet methods ; Demonstration projects
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EKBD  EPA-600/2-76-080 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 06/20/2003
ELBD ARCHIVE EPA 600-2-76-080 Received from HQ AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 10/04/2023
ESAD  EPA 600-2-76-080 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 03/23/2010
NTIS  PB-252 258 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation vi, 69 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
The report describes a short-term quality assurance program, implemented at the EPA wet limestone scrubber facility located at the Shawnee steam/electric plant, Paducah, Kentucky. The program was part of a project to prepare a set of quality assurance guidelines for demonstration projects. The control laboratory, the effluent gas streams, and process instrumentation were reviewed and audited. In the control laboratory, side-by-side pH measurements were made, and limestone slurry samples were collected. These samples were sent to three independent laboratories for analysis of selected elements in the solid and liquid phases. Gas stream work covered both particulate grain loading and analysis of SO2. Particulate sampling and weighing techniques were observed, and volume calibration checks were made. SO2 was collected, analyzed by two chemical methods, and compared with the in-stack photometric measurement system. Process instrumentation was checked with portable precision electronic equipment carried on-site and inserted into instrumentation circuitry to verify accuracy of sensors and readout devices.
Prepared by Research Triangle Institute, Research Triangle Park, N.C., under contract no. 68-02-1398, task 20, ROAP no. ABA-011, program element no. EHB-557. Tables. Includes appendices. Includes bibliographical references.