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Emission Characteristics of Mercury in Zn Smelting Process
아연제련시설에서의 수은 배출특성
- Park, Jung-Min (Air Pollution Control Research Division, National Institute of Environmental Research) ;
- Lee, Sang-Bo (Air Pollution Control Research Division, National Institute of Environmental Research) ;
- Kim, Hyung-Chun (Air Pollution Control Research Division, National Institute of Environmental Research) ;
- Song, Duk-Jong (Air Pollution Control Research Division, National Institute of Environmental Research) ;
- Kim, Min-Su (Air Pollution Control Research Division, National Institute of Environmental Research) ;
- Kim, Min-Jung (Air Pollution Control Research Division, National Institute of Environmental Research) ;
- Kim, Yong-Hee (Air Pollution Control Research Division, National Institute of Environmental Research) ;
- Lee, Sang-Hak (Department of Chemistry, Kyungpook National University) ;
- Kim, Jong-Chun (Air Pollution Control Research Division, National Institute of Environmental Research) ;
- Lee, Suk-Jo (Air Pollution Control Research Division, National Institute of Environmental Research)
- 박정민 (국립환경과학원 대기공학연구과) ;
- 이상보 (국립환경과학원 대기공학연구과) ;
- 김형천 (국립환경과학원 대기공학연구과) ;
- 송덕종 (국립환경과학원 대기공학연구과) ;
- 김민수 (국립환경과학원 대기공학연구과) ;
- 김민정 (국립환경과학원 대기공학연구과) ;
- 김영희 (국립환경과학원 대기공학연구과) ;
- 이상학 (경북대학교 화학과) ;
- 김종춘 (국립환경과학원 대기공학연구과) ;
- 이석조 (국립환경과학원 대기공학연구과)
- Received : 2010.04.13
- Accepted : 2010.08.20
- Published : 2010.10.31
Stationary combustion sources such as coal-fired power plants, waste incinerators, industrial manufacturing, etc. are recognized as major sources of mercury emissions. Due to rapid economic growth, zinc production in Korea has increased significantly during the last 30 years. Total zinc production in Korea exceeded 739,000 tons in 2008, and Korea is currently the third largest zinc producing country in the world. Previous studies have revealed that zinc smelting has become one of the largest single sectors of total mercury emissions in the World. However, studies on this sector are very limited, and a large gap in the knowledge regarding emissions from this sector needs to be bridged. In this paper, Hg emission measurements were performed to develop emission factors from zinc smelting process. Stack sampling and analysis were carried out utilizing the Ontario Hydro method and US EPA method 101A. Preliminary data showed that
Zinc smelting process;Emission factor;Mercury emission
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