URS Corp. has introduced a sorbent-based technology for coal-powered industrial plants to remove mercury and sulfur trioxide contents from combustion gases.
The technology, based on URS’ SBS Injection sorbent system, works to reduce the amount of SO3 and prevent the spread of mercury in the atmosphere, URS said Monday.
URS intends for the patented technology to help customers comply with mercury and Air Toxics regulation.
“Recent test results suggest that this new approach could help power plants achieve MATS compliance without the need for costly mercury controls, such as activated carbon injection or fabric filters,” said Sterling Gray, URS business development manager.
“URS now offers performance guarantees for the combined removal of mercury and SO3 using a single sorbent injection process,” he added.