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Fossil Fuel Standard Reference Materials

To support regulatory and industry requirements for reference materials and standards, NIST produces and maintains a large inventory of fossil fuel … more

Reference Materials and Standards for Fossil Fuels, Electric Utility Emissions, and Coal Combustion By-Products

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) fossil fuel Standard Reference Materials (SRMs) continue to be in high demand by the … more

Activated Carbon and FGD Gypsum Standard Reference Materials

New Standard Reference Materials (SRMs) consisting of activated carbon sorbent materials and flue gas desulfurization (FGD) gypsum are being … more

Smoke Stack Simulator

Today, inconsistencies between measured CO 2 emissions and emissions calculated from coal consumption are on the order of 10% to 20%. Either a … more

Carbon Mitigation

The goal of this project is to identify and develop standards and measurement methods currently needed by the energy industry to enable the … more

Establishing Measurement Traceability for Gaseous Mercury Emissions Monitoring

As a result of the environmental impact of mercury and the neurotoxic risk associated with trophic transfer of methyl mercury to humans, the … more

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