More FDG gypsum crop use

Published: Tuesday, 22 December 2009

US farmers encouraged to use FDG gypsum from coal plants to fertilise fields

The US government is encouraging farmers to fertilise crops with synthetic gypsum produced from the flue gas desulphurisation (FGD) process at coal-fired power stations
to help regulate coal wastes.

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is expected to propose regulation early next year, setting standards for the storage and disposal...

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