Gypsum mountain?

日期:2019-02-26 08:04:12 作者:欧猞 阅读:

CLEANING up pollution from British power stations will either flood the building market with plasterboard or pose a gypsum waste problem, MPs were told last week. The two biggest electricity generating companies in Britain plan to fit 8 gigawatts of coal-fired capacity with flue-gas desulphurisation equipment by the turn of the century, to meet European curbs on air pollution. The technique employs large amounts of limestone and produces gypsum as a by-product. The companies plan to turn it into plasterboard. Once the equipment is fitted, the power industry will generate 2000 tonnes of gypsum a year – enough, as the House of Commons Energy Select Committee heard,