Pod Technologies – Power Plant MATS

Updated: 10/28/2016


On December 21, 2011 the United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) announced Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) to limit mercury, acid gases, and other toxic pollution from power plants:

On March 17, 2016 US EPA finalized a number of clarifying changes and corrections to the final Mercury and Air Toxics Standards:

On April 14, 2016 the US EPA responded to a decision by the U.S. Supreme Court that EPA must consider cost in the appropriate and necessary finding supporting MATS:

On August 8, 2016 the US EPA EPA denied two petitions for reconsideration of the startup and shutdown provisions in MATS:

Several other documents for the regulatory development process are available on the MATS Regulatory Actions web page.

Some links to regulatory updates, applicable test methods, monitoring equipment, and other information are listed below.



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