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MONDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2013
7:30 a.m. Registration – Continental Breakfast/Exhibits Open
8:30 a.m. Opening Plenary Session
INTRODUCTION
Michael Holmes, Deputy Associate Director for Research
Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC), Grand Forks, North Dakota
WELCOMES
Gerald Groenewold
Gerald Groenewold, Director
EERC, Grand Forks, North Dakota
Gerald Groenewold directs a multidisciplinary science and engineering team focused on research and development leading to the demonstration and commercialization of innovative technologies to resolve a wide array of energy and environmental issues. This is accomplished through strategic initiatives focused on clean coal technologies, carbon capture and sequestration, energy and water sustainability, renewable fuels, air toxics and fine particulate control, and a wide range of topics in the oil and gas industry.
 
Gerald Groenewold
Leonard Levin, Technical Executive, Air Quality Health and Risk Assessment
Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), Palo Alto, California
Leonard Levin is a Technical Executive at EPRI, where his research activities focus on sources and fate of environmental pollutants, long-range atmospheric transport, human exposure, and fundamental processes in environmental fate and transport. He is a member of the Steering Committee for the International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant and of the United Nations workgroup on mercury fate and transport.
 
KEYNOTE PRESENTATIONS
Christopher Smith
Christopher Smith, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary and Acting Assistant Secretary
U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy, Washington, D.C.
Christopher Smith is the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary and the Acting Assistant Secretary for DOE’s Office of Fossil Energy, with responsibilities for office operations and managing the oversight of Fossil Energy’s Research and Development Program (encompassing coal, oil, and natural gas) and the U.S. Petroleum Reserves. He was appointed to DOE in 2009 as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy’s Office of Oil and Natural Gas. Smith served as the Designated Federal Official for the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling, established by President Obama, to investigate the root causes of the Gulf oil spill.

Prior to his appointment in October of 2009, Smith served in managerial and analytical positions of increasing responsibility in the private sector. Most recently he spent 11 years with two major international oil companies focused primarily on upstream business development and liquefied natural gas trading, including 3 years of negotiating production and transportation agreements in Bogotá, Colombia.

Smith began his career as an officer in the U.S. Army and served tours in Korea and Hawaii. He subsequently worked for Citibank and JPMorgan in New York City and London in the area of emerging markets and currency derivatives. Smith holds a bachelor’s degree in Engineering Management from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and an M.B.A. from Cambridge University.
 
Amy Ericson
Amy Ericson, U.S. Country President
Alstom, Washington, D.C.
Amy Ericson is President of Alstom in the United States, where she oversees Alstom’s engagement of U.S. policy stakeholders while directly supporting its pursuit of new business opportunities in the areas of thermal and renewable power generation, rail transit, and electricity transmission and distribution. Previously, she was responsible for product and platform development for Alstom’s gas turbine and plant portfolio.
 
10:00–10:30 a.m. Networking Break – Exhibit Hall
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon Panel Discussion: Power Plant of 2025 – What Are We Thinking Now?
Moderator:
John Harju
John Harju, Associate Director for Research, EERC, Grand Forks, North Dakota
John Harju oversees the activities of a science and engineering team focused on research, development, demonstration, and commercialization of energy and environmental technologies focused on zero-emission coal utilization, CO2 enhanced oil recovery capture and sequestration, energy and water sustainability, advanced air emission control technologies, and global climate change, among others. In this capacity, he oversees specific initiatives including the Plains CO2 Reduction (PCOR) Partnership and the Partnership for CO2 Capture (PCO2C). He serves on the Interstate Oil and Gas Conservation Commission’s Carbon Capture and Geological Storage Task Force.
Panelists:
Greg Adams
Greg Adams, Team Leader, Coal and Uranium Analysis, Office of Electricity, Coal, Nuclear, and Renewables Analysis, U.S. Energy Information Administration, Washington, D.C.
Greg Adams specializes in renewable energy, power market assessment, clean air policy analysis, and coal market forecasting. He previously worked as an Economist in the Economics Division at the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management and for ICF and Pace Global Energy Services. He has worked across the energy supply chain, including integrated pro forma analysis, portfolio analysis, wholesale power market modeling, emissions modeling, load forecasting and billing, coal market assessments and financial modeling of coal mines to support litigation and contract renegotiations, and privatization of utility systems.
 
Maxwell Ball
Maxwell Ball, Manager, Clean Coal Technologies, SaskPower, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Maxwell Ball develops and recommends clean coal intellectual property strategies; develops, acquires, and promotes carbon capture and storage technologies; develops green power generation projects with a focus on low- or zero-emission coal; and advises on business case, technical, and commercial risk associated with clean coal projects. Previously, he served as Manager of the Clean Coal Project, where he developed a "ready to execute" technical plan, business plan, execution plan, and project recommendations for a 300-MW (net), new-build, near-zero-emission coal plant in Saskatchewan. He also served as Manager of Sustainable Supply Development at SaskPower.
 
Elgie Holstein
Elgie Holstein, Senior Director for Strategic Planning at the Environmental Defense Fund, Washington, D.C.
In this position he coordinates strategy and policy work and represents EDF’s programs to policymaker, supporters, and the media. He has held a number of senior positions in government and the private sector in which he has been responsible for a variety of natural resources, environmental, science, energy, and economic policy issues. Those positions include Senior Advisor to the Obama campaign on energy and environmental policy matters and co-director of the Department of Energy presidential transition team; Associate Director of Office of Management and Budget for Natural Resources, Energy and Science; Special Assistant to the President for Economic Policy, White House National Economic Council; Assistant Secretary of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; and Chief of Staff, U.S. Department of Energy.
 
Michael Jones
Michael Jones, Vice President, Research and Development, Lignite Energy Council, Bismarck, North Dakota
Michael Jones has over 25 years in the energy industry and is a Technical Advisor to the North Dakota Industrial Commission. Dr. Jones served as a Senior Research Advisor at the Energy & Environmental Research Center and is an Adjunct Professor of Physics at the University of North Dakota. He joined the Lignite Energy Council in 2009 and has authored or coauthored over 80 energy-related professional publications.
 
12:00 noon – 1:30 p.m. Lunch – Exhibit Hall
KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Tony Clark
Tony Clark, Commissioner, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), Washington, D.C.
U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy, Washington, D.C.
Tony Clark is serving his first term on FERC, nominated by President Obama and sworn in on June 15, 2012. He is serving a 5-year term that expires June 30, 2016. Commissioner Clark formerly served as a member of the North Dakota Public Service Commission (NDPSC), most recently as its Chairman. While at NDPSC, Commissioner Clark held the portfolio on electric generation and transmission and was active in state and regional efforts to develop North Dakota’s vast energy-exporting potential and to provide affordable, reliable energy to consumers.

SESSION A1
Hg Control – Sorbent Injection (I)


Session Coordinator: John Pavlish, Senior Research Advisor, EERC, Grand Forks, North Dakota

Session Chair: R. Alan Kelley, Chief Executive Officer, Midwest Energy Emissions Corp, Worthington, Ohio
SESSION B1
Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage: Business Outlook and Policy

Session Coordinator: John Harju, Associate Director for Research, EERC, Grand Forks, North Dakota

Session Chair: Lynn Brickett, Director, Existing Plants Division, DOE National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1:30–1:55 p.m.
"Advantage of Albemarle Gas-Phase Brominated Activated Carbon for Mercury Control in Semi-Dry SO2 Scrubbers – SDA or CDS Applications," Behrooz Ghorishi, R&D Director, Environmental Division, with E. Zhou, J. Parks, and D. Lipscomb, Albemarle Corporation, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

"U.S. DOE National Energy Technology Laboratory: Carbon Capture R&D Program with a Market-Based Focus," Lynn Brickett, Director, Existing Plants Division, with S. Vora, DOE NETL, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1:55–2:20 p.m.
"Performance of Non-Halogenated Impregnated Activated Carbon for Mercury Compliance," David Mazyck, CEO, with H. Byrne and J. Drwiega, Carbonxt, Inc., Gainesville, Florida

"GHG Performance Standard for Existing Fossil Fuel Plants," Adam Kushner, Partner, Environment, with D. Arfmann, Hogan Lovells US LLP, Washington, D.C.
2:20–2:45 p.m.
"Recent Advancements in Activated Carbon for Mercury Control," Richard Mimna, Senior Research Associate, with W. Tramposch, Calgon Carbon Corporation, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and L. Lepovitz, Electric Energy, Inc., Joppa, Illinois

"Project Update of 500-tpd CCS Demonstration Plant for Coal-Fired Power Plant," Masayuki Inui, Process Engineer, with S. Honjo, S. Holton, T. Tsujiuchi, and T. Yonekawa, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America, Inc., Austin, Texas; T. Hirata, H. Nagayasu, T. Kamijo, and Y. Kubota, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd., Yokohama, Japan; and M. French, T. Wall and N. Irvin, Southern Company Services, Inc., Birmingham, Alabama
2:45–3:10 p.m.
"Demonstrations of MATS-Compliant Mercury Emissions Using BASF’s Mercury Sorbent HXTM," William Hizny, Technical Projects Manager, Clean Air, with F. Rioult and X. Yang, BASF Corporation, Iselin, New Jersey

"The Plains CO2 Reduction Partnership: Demonstrating CO2 Storage Solutions," Edward Steadman, Deputy Associate Director for Research, EERC, Grand Forks, North Dakota
3:10–3:40 p.m. Networking Break – Exhibit Hall
3:40–4:05 p.m.
"High-Capacity Manganese Oxide Sorbents for Oxidative Mercury Capture," Malgorzata Wiatros-Motyka, Research Assistant/Ph.D. Candidate, with C. Snape, C.-G. Sun, and L. Stevens, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom

"The Southeast Regional Carbon Sequestration Partnership (SECARB) CCUS Demonstration Project," Gerald Hill, Technical Coordinator, SECARB, and Senior Technical Advisor, Southern States Energy Board, Norcross, Georgia
4:05–4:30 p.m.
"Evaluating MATS Options with Field Demonstrations," Robert Huston, Technology Manager, with S. Glesmann, and J. Wong, ADA Carbon Solutions, Littleton, Colorado; and N. Meeks, Southern Company, Birmingham, Alabama

"SaskPower's Path to Coal Utilization with Near-Zero Emissions," Max Ball, Manager, Clean Coal Technologies, SaskPower, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada "
4:30–4:55 p.m.
"Field Demonstrations of Fixed-Structure Sorbents for Mercury Emission Control," Thomas Machalek, Senior Engineer, with C. Richardson and J. Klingspor, URS Corporation, Austin, Texas; J. Kolde, J. Knotts, and R. Gebert, W.L. Gore and Associates, Elkton, Maryland; R. Chang, EPRI, Palo Alto, California; J. Pozarnsky and M. Hummel, Great River Energy, Underwood, North Dakota; R. Henningsgaard, Xcel Energy Sherburne County Generating Station, Becker, Minnesota; and N. Meeks, Southern Company, Birmingham, Alabama

"Best Practices for Validating CO2 Geological Storage," Norm Sacuta, Communications Manager, with N. Wildgust, Petroleum Technology Research Centre, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
5:00 p.m. Poster Session and Exhibit Social with Heavy Appetizers


TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2013
7:30 a.m. Registration Open, Continental Breakfast, Exhibits Open
SESSION A2
Hg, MATS, and Emission Control Policy, Regulations, and Health Issues

Session Coordinator: Chris Zygarlicke, Deputy Associate Director for Research, EERC, Grand Forks, North Dakota

Session Chairs: Robert Wayland, Leader, Energy Strategies Group, Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, and Leonard Levin, Technical Executive, Air Quality Health and Risk Assessment, EPRI, Palo Alto, California
SESSION B2
Gasification, Natural Gas, Industrial Systems, and Unconventional Emissions and Control

Session Coordinator: Jason Laumb, Senior Research Manager, EERC, Grand Forks, North Dakota

Session Chair: Robert Schreiber, President, Schreiber, Yonley & Associates, Ellisville, Missouri
8:00–8:25 a.m.
"Delayed Gratification: Lake Recovery Following Mercury Emission Changes," Leonard Levin, Technical Executive, Air Quality Health and Risk Assessment, EPRI, Palo Alto, California; with K. Vijayaraghavan, Environ Corporation, San Rafael, California; and D. Streets, Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont, Illinois

"Mercury in Fuel and Stack Gases: Assessment of Two Natural Gas-Fired Power Plants," John Hampp, Air Program Manager, NextEra Energy, with M. Archer, Florida Power and Light, Juno Beach, Florida; J. Vickery and R. Garcia, Portnoy Environmental, Inc., Houston, Texas; and Ed Zillioux, Zillioux Environmental, LLC, Fort Pierce, Florida
8:25–8:50 a.m.
"Global Climate Change – The Quantifiable Sustainability Mitigation Challenge," Frank Princiotta, Director, Air Pollution and Prevention Division, Office of Research and Development, EPA, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

"Impacts of Power Plant Cycling on Emissions," Nikhil Kumar, Director, Energy & Utilities Analytics, with S. Lefton, Intertek Asset Integrity Management (AIM), Sunnyvale, California
8:50–9:15 a.m.
"So Where Will All This Natural Gas Come from for the Transition?," Mitchell Baer, Director, Office of Oil and Gas Analysis, Office of Policy and International Affairs, DOE, Washington, D.C.

"Large-Scale Biomass Gasification Plant Integrated to a PC Boiler," Tyler Biddle, Product Engineer, Metso Power, Charlotte, North Carolina; with J. Isaksson, Metso Power, Tampere, Finland
9:15–9:40 a.m.
"The MATS Rule: A Year-and-a-Half Later," Michael Rossler, Manager, Environmental Programs, Edison Electric Institute, Washington, D.C.

"Coal-Gas Cofiring for Environmental and Commercial Benefit," Charles Lockert, President, Breen Energy Solutions, Carnegie, Pennsylvania; with M. Blankner and J. Czarniecki, Stanton Energy Center, Orlando, Florida; and B. Kirkenir and J. McFee, Duke Energy/Asheville Generating Station, Asheville, North Carolina
9:40–10:10 a.m. Networking Break – Exhibit Hall
10:10–10:35 a.m.
"How Much Weight Can Coal Withstand?," Clark Harrison, Senior Manager, Business Development, CH2M Hill, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

"Demonstration of a Differential Absorption Lidar for Emissions Measurement of a Coal Fired Power Plant," Michael Wojcik, Senior Scientist, with B. Crowther and R. Lemon, Space Dynamics Laboratory, Utah State University Research Foundation, North Logan, Utah; P. Valupadas, L. Fu, B. Leung, Z. Yang, and Q. Huda, Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; and A. Chambers, Alberta Innovates – Technology Futures, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
10:35–11:00 a.m.
"Regulatory Challenges for North Dakota and Utility Industries," Michael Jones, Vice President – Research and Development, Lignite Energy Council, Bismarck, North Dakota

"Evaluation of a Slipstream Baghouse for the Taconite Industry," Dennis Laudal, Senior Research Advisor, with J. Kay, EERC, Grand Forks, North Dakota
11:00–11:25 a.m.
"Ensuring Compliance with CFR Title 40 Part 1065.750," Steven Plowman, Applications Scientist, MIDAC Corporation, Westfield, Massachusetts

"Advanced Strategies for Gasification Emissions Control and CO2 Separation," Josh Stanislowski, Research Manager, with M. Holmes, S. Tolbert, and T. Curran, EERC, Grand Forks, North Dakota
11:25–11:50 a.m.
"Boiler Mercury Control: A Holistic Approach," Connie Senior, Director of Technology Development, with C. Martin and S. Sjostrom, ADA-ES, Inc., Highlands Ranch, Colorado

"Mercury Emissions in the Cement Industry: Sources and Solutions," John Kline, Principal, with C. Kline, Kline Consulting, Allentown, Pennsylvania
11:50 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch – Exhibit Hall
KEYNOTE ADDRESSES
The Honorable John Hoeven
The Honorable John Hoeven, U.S. Senator, Washington, D.C. (Video Address)
John Hoeven was sworn in as North Dakota’s 22nd U.S. Senator on January 5, 2011, following 10 years of service as the state’s governor. Senator Hoeven is a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee; the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources; the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry; and the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs. He serves as the Ranking Member on the Appropriations Legislative Branch Subcommittee. Senator Hoeven’s priorities include developing a national energy policy that encourages development of both traditional and renewable resources.
 
The Honorable Heidi Heitkamp
The Honorable Heidi Heitkamp, U.S. Senator, Washington, D.C. (Video Address)
Heidi Heitkamp is the junior senator from North Dakota. She is the first female senator ever elected from North Dakota and took the oath of office on January 3, 2013. Senator Heitkamp sits on the Senate Agriculture Committee and the Committee on Indian Affairs. She also serves on the Banking, Small Business, and Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs committees. As a director of the one-of-a-kind Dakota Gasification Company's Great Plains Synfuels Plant, Senator Heitkamp has a long record of serving as a champion for North Dakota’s energy industry. She believes North Dakota’s all-of-the-above energy plan should serve as a model for the entire country.
 
SESSION A3
Hg Control – Sorbent Injection (II)

Session Coordinator: John Pavlish, Senior Research Advisor, EERC, Grand Forks, North Dakota

Session Chair: Shelia Glesmann, Senior Vice President, Environmental and External Affairs, ADA Carbon Solutions, Littleton, Colorado
SESSION B3
Multipollutant Emissions and Control

Session Coordinator: Jason Laumb, Senior Research Manager, EERC, Grand Forks, North Dakota

Session Chair: Robert Crynack, Manager, Air Pollution Control, Environmental Solutions Division, FMC Corporation, Glenshaw, Pennsylvania
1:30–1:55 p.m.
"MATS Compliance Programs for Mercury for Power Plants Equipped with Various Particulate Matter (PM) Controls," Marcus Sylvester, Vice President of Sales, Midwest Energy Emissions Corp, Worthington, Ohio

"Multipollutant Air Quality Management for Health, Ecosystems, and Climate," John Watson, Research Professor with J. Chow, Desert Research Institute, Reno, Nevada
1:55–2:20 p.m.
"Field Trials of a Mineral-Based Reagent for Mercury Control in Coal-Fired Boilers," James Butz, Vice President Product Management, with C. Brown, Jr., S. Baloga, and T. Gale, Novinda Corporation, Denver, Colorado

"Improved Performance and Emissions on Pulverized Coal Fired Units with New Coal Classifier Technology," Dave Wakefield, Vice President of Sales, with M. Forwerck, LP Amina, Charlotte, North Carolina
2:20–2:45 p.m.
"Latest Advancements in Cabot's Concrete-Compatible Sorbent," Jim Makuc, Global Director of Technology, Cabot Norit Americas Inc., Billerica, Massachusetts

"Performance of the Enhanced All-Dry (EADTM) Scrubbing System," Sandhya Eswaran, Technology Development Specialist, with S. Wu and R. Nicolo, Hitachi Power Systems America, Ltd., Basking Ridge, New Jersey; and P. Martineau and T. Allegrucci, Solios Environnement Inc., Montreal, Quebec, Canada
2:45–3:10 p.m.
"Detailed SCR Mercury Speciation Measurements Supporting MATS Mercury Compliance," W. Scott Hinton, President, W.S. Hinton & Associates, Gulf Breeze, Florida; with T. Martz, EPRI, Palo Alto, California; and K. Cushing, Southern Research Institute, Birmingham, Alabama

"Enhanced Non-Catalytic Reduction of NO to Nitrogen in Stationary Sources Using Ammonia and Urea in Combination with Hydrogen Peroxide," Robert Crynack, Manager, Air Pollution Control, with P. Block, Environmental Solutions Division, FMC Corporation, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and T. Holtz, and E. Pisanova, FMC Corporation, Tonawanda, New York
3:10–3:40 p.m. Networking Break – Exhibit Hall
3:40–4:05 p.m.
"Balance of Plant Impacts of Bromide Addition for Mercury Control," Nanda Srinivasan, Project Manager, EPRI, Palo Alto, California; with K. Dombrowski, and K. Arambasick, URS Corporation, Austin, Texas

"The Evolution of the SCR System," Randy Sadler, Director of Marketing and Sales, SCR-Tech, LLC, a CoaLogix Company, Summit, New Jersey; with N. Pollack, CoaLogix, Charlotte, North Carolina
4:05–4:30 p.m.
"A High Reactivity Hydrated Lime for Challenging Dry Sorbent Injection Applications," Pat Mongoven, Business Development Manager – FGT, with C. Biehn, M. DeGenova, R. Griffard, R. Zhang, and E. Van Rens, Mississippi Lime Company, St. Louis, Missouri

"Impacts of Acid Gas and Sorbent Stratification on SO3 Capture," Chetan Chothani, Chief Operating Officer, with R. Branning, Breen Energy Solutions, Carnegie, Pennsylvania; with D. Smith, Kentucky Utilities/Ghent Power Station, Ghent, Kentucky
4:30–4:55 p.m.
"Dry Sorbent and Activated Carbon Injection for HCl and Mercury Mitigation," Keith Day, Business Development Manager, Nol-Tec Systems Inc., Lino Lakes, Minnesota

"A Case for Multipollutant Control Technology," Peter Kawa, Senior Vice President, Sales, Eco Power Solutions, Quincy, Massachusetts
4:55–5:20 p.m.
"Improved DSI Performance with Optimized Hydrated Lime," Mike Schantz, Director of New Business Development – Flue Gas Solutions Group, Lhoist North America, Lewisville, Colorado; with J. Dickerman, Lhoist North America, Laguna Beach, California

"Benefits of Conditioned Air for Transloading Trona for SO2 and Acid Gas Mitigation," Jarret McClendon, Applications Engineer, Natronx Technologies, LLC, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2013
7:30 a.m. Registration Open, Continental Breakfast, Exhibits Open
SESSION A4
Hg Control: Scrubber/Multipollutant

Session Coordinator: Michael Holmes, Deputy Associate Director for Research, EERC, Grand Forks, North Dakota

Session Chair: Andrew O’Palko, Project Manager, Capture Division, DOE NETL, Morgantown, West Virginia
SESSION B4
CO2 Capture and Separation

Session Coordinator: John Kay, Senior Research Manager, EERC, Grand Forks, North Dakota

Session Chair: Lynn Brickett, Director, Existing Plants Division, DOE NETL, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
8:00–8:25 a.m.
"Use Your Wet Flue Gas Desulfurizer to Control Elemental Mercury Emissions," Steven Feeney, Mercury Control Product Line Manager, Babcock & Wilcox Power Generation Group, Inc., Lancaster, Ohio; with J. Stuart, TDC, LLC, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

"Carbon Capture Technologies in the Partnership for CO2 Capture (PCO2C)," John Kay, Senior Resarch Manager, EERC, Grand Forks, North Dakota
8:25–8:50 a.m.
"A Study on the Decrease of Mercury Reemission and Remediation from Wet FGD Absorbers Using Kleenscrub Mercury Precipitant Technology," Neil Kern, Engineer, Analytical Engineering, Duke Energy, Charlotte, North Carolina; and Mark Pastore, Vice President, Clean Coal Solutions, Environmental Energy Services, Inc., Sandy Hook, Connecticut

"Capturing and Conversion of CO2 to Methanol in a Chemical Looping Packed-Bed System," Yasar Demirel, Associate Professor, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska
8:50–9:15 a.m.
"New Developments for Improving Mercury Removal Efficiency by WFGDs," Bruce Keiser, Research Fellow, with J. Meier, R. Stiles, J. Yuan, and T. H.-T. Chen, Nalco, an Ecolab Company, Naperville, Illinois

"Solid Sorbents for Postcombustion CO2 Capture: Technology Overview and 1-MWe Pilot Update," Sharon Sjostrom, Chief Technology Officer, with W. Morris and M. Dillon, ADA-ES, Inc., Highlands Ranch, Colorado; and M. French, Alabama Power Company, Birmingham, Alabama
9:15–9:40 a.m.
"Mercury Reemission Controls for Forced Oxidation Limestone Scrubbers," Chethan Acharya, Research Engineer, Southern Company Services, Inc., Birmingham, Alabama; with C. Dene, EPRI, Palo Alto, California; and M. Richardson and G. Blythe, URS Corporation, Austin, Texas (presented by Gary Blythe)

"Evaluation of Reclaimer Sludge Disposal Options from an Amine-Based Postcombustion CO2 Capture Process," Katherine Dombrowski, Project Engineer, with J. Youngerman, URS Corporation, Austin, Texas; A. Sexton, Trimeric Corporation, Buda, Texas; P. Nielsen, E. Chen, and G. Rochelle, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas; and P. Singh, IEAGHG, Cheltenham, United Kingdom
9:40–10:10 a.m. Networking Break – Exhibit Hall
10:10–10:35 a.m.
"SCR Catalyst Selection and Management for Improved Hg Oxidation Performance," Christopher Reeves, Development Project Manager, with C. Bertole, C. DiFrancesco, S. Pritchard, and K. Nochi, Cormetech Inc., Durham, North Carolina

"NeuStream®-C Carbon Capture Progress Update," Eric Klein, Chief Technology Officer, with A. Awtry and J. Brasseur, Neumann Systems Group, Colorado Springs, Colorado
10:35–11:00 a.m.
"SCR Catalyst, a Low Cost Technology for Mercury Mitigation," Kyle Neidig, Product Manager – SCR Catalyst, Hitachi Power Systems America, Ltd., Basking Ridge, New Jersey; and T. Nakamoto, Y. Kato, and Y. Nagia, Babcock-Hitachi, K.K., Kure, Japan

"Low-Cost Regenerable Sorbent for Postcombustion CO2 Capture," Ambal Jayaraman, Senior Engineer, with G. Alptekin, S. Dietz, and R. Copeland, TDA Research, Inc., Wheat Ridge, Colorado; and A Rao, Advanced Power and Energy Program, University of California, Irvine, California
11:00–11:25 a.m.
"Investigation of Air Toxics Control by Wet FGD Systems," Gary Blythe, Project Manager, with M. Richardson and J. Currie, URS Corporation, Austin, Texas; and C. Dene, EPRI, Palo Alto, California

"Postcombustion Flue Gas Test Results for ION’s Nonaqueous Organic Solvent," Alfred (Buz) Brown, CEO, with N. Brown, G. Staab, R. Kupfer, and M. Huffman, ION Engineering, Boulder, Colorado; B. Pavlish, EERC, Grand Forks, North Dakota; and J. Bara, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
11:25–11:50 a.m.
"A Study on the Interaction of Mercury Oxidation and NOx Reduction by Newly Developed High-Performance SCR-DeNOx Catalysts," Tobias Schwaemmle, Ph.D. Candidate, with B. Heidel and G. Scheffknecht, Institut für Feuerungs- und Kraftwerkstechnik (IFK) – Institute of Combustion and Power Plant Technology, University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany; and A. Hartung, IBIDEN Porzellanfabrik Frauenthal GmbH, Frauental, Austria

"Beneficial Features of WRITECoalTM Process Application on Oxy-Combustion," Alan Bland, Vice President, with T. Zhang and J. Newcomer, Western Research Institute, Laramie, Wyoming; T. Gale and J. Cover, Southern Research Institute, Birmingham, Alabama; and K. Sellakumar, Etaa Energy, Inc., San Diego, California
11:50 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch – Exhibit Hall
SESSION A5
SOx, NOx, PM, and Non-Hg Metals Control

Session Coordinator: John Pavlish, Senior Research Advisor, EERC, Grand Forks, North Dakota

Session Chair: Nick Hutson, Senior Chemical Engineer, EPA, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina
SESSION B5
Measurement of HAPs

Session Coordinator: Christopher Martin, Research Engineer, EERC, Grand Forks, North Dakota

Session Chairs: Charles Dene, Manager, Air Emission Monitoring and Control , EPRI, Palo Alto, California; and Jeffrey Ryan, Senior Scientist, Office of Research and Development, Air Pollution Prevention and Control Division, EPA, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina
1:30–1:55 p.m.
"Predicting Selenium Emissions from Utility Gas Cleaning Systems," Stephen Niksa, President, with B. Krishnakumar, Niksa Energy Associates LLC, Belmont, California; and N. Fujiwara, Idemitsu Kosan Company, Ltd., Chiba, Japan

"Development of Advanced Air Monitoring Technology for Alberta," Prasad Valupadas, Head, Science and Technology, Alberta Government, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; with B. Crowther and M. Wojcik, Utah State University, Logan, Utah
1:55–2:20 p.m.
"Operational Experience with Dry Sorbent Injection Systems," Jon Norman, Technology Manager, United Conveyor Corporation, Waukegan, Illinois

"Mercury and Air Toxics Standard (MATS) Emission Testing Requirements, Recommendations, and Cost Comparisons," Rick Krenzke, TRC Environmental Corporation, Austin Texas; with J. Tryba and D. Elam, TRC Companies, Inc., Raleigh, North Carolina
2:20–2:45 p.m.
"Resistivity and ESP Impacts of Powdered Activated Carbon and Calcium Bromide Use with PRB Fly Ash," Herek Clack, Research Associate Professor, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan; with E. Lee and U. Solomon, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois; and C. Vizcaino and J. Wong, ADA-Carbon Solutions, Littleton, Colorado

"The Multielement Sorbent Trap Sampling Method for Halogen and Metal Emissions," John Pavlish, Senior Research Advisor, with J. Thompson, EERC, Grand Forks, North Dakota
2:45–3:10 p.m.
"The Role of Particulate Matter (PM) Components in the PM–Health Relationship," Ronald Wyzga, Senior Technical Executive, Air Quality, Health, and Risk Assessment, with A. Rohr, EPRI, Palo Alto, California

"Requirements of PS-18 for FTIR Measurement of HCl for Utility and Cement Industries," Matt Swanson, Vice President – Sales, with K. Ramazan, CAI, Inc., Orange, California
3:10–3:40 p.m. Networking Break – Grand Foyer
3:40–4:05 p.m.
"Reduction of NOx and Particulate Via Application of Electrodynamic Combustion Control (ECCTM) Technology to Biomass and Coal Systems," Joseph Colannino, Chief Technology Officer, ClearSign Combustion Corporation, Seattle, Washington

"SO3 Emission Monitoring Method Overview and Update," David Ostaszewski, Senior Managing Engineer, O’Brien & Gere, Syracuse, New York
4:05–4:30 p.m.
"Ammonia Tuning for SCR Systems," Ted Heron, Project Engineer, with D. Ott, Environex, Malvern, Pennsylvania

"Field Experience of a Continuous Real-Time In Situ SO3/SO2 Monitor," Gregory Coleman, Air Practice Leader, Geosyntec Consultants, Charlotte, North Carolina; with C. Laush, Industrial Monitor and Control Corporation, Round Rock, Texas
4:30–4:55 p.m.
"Changing Dry Sorbent Injection's Viability," Jean-Philippe Feve, Vice President of Business Development, with E. Klein and D. Neumann, Neumann Systems Group, Colorado Springs, Colorado

"The Costs Associated with Particulate Matter Reporting Options under the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards," Michael McMenus, Senior Environmental Specialist, Kiewit Power Engineers, Lenexa, Kansas; with F. Stevens, Civil and Environmental Consultants, Inc., Hazelwood, Missouri