A commercial scale plant using electron beam irradiation was constructed to
clean the flue gas from a coal fired thermal power plant at Chengdu in Chi
na. Operations began in September 1997 and the plant achieved its design pe
rformance with the satisfactory recovery of by-product fertilizer for agric
ultural use. Another commercial plant is now under construction at Nagoya,
Japan and the operation will be started in November, 1999. (C) 2000 Publish
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