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New Fine Dust Policy Might Affect POSCO’s Power Plant Plan

New Fine Dust Policy Might Affect POSCO’s Power Plant Plan

POHANG, June 6 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean steel giant POSCO is faced with a dilemma over plans to build a new thermoelectric power plant. In an effort to tackle the prevailing issue of airborne fine dust particles, the Korean government revealed a new policy last Friday to shut down old coal-powered thermoelectric power plants, and [...]

Empty Oyster Shells Help Reduce Sulfur Emissions from Power Plants

Empty Oyster Shells Help Reduce Sulfur Emissions from Power Plants

TAEAN, May 25 (Korea Bizwire) – Chungnam’s Taean County will soon recycle empty oyster shells to desulfurize poisonous sulfur from power plants. Taean County is a big producer of oyster, producing 30,000 tons of shells each year. According to county officials, oyster shells have strong alkali properties, containing over 98 percent calcium carbonate, and are [...]