Project Details
Mitigation of Trans-Boundary Air Pollution from Coal-Fired Power Plants in Northeast Asia
Country:People's Republic of China
Summary:The technical assistance enhances environmental cooperation among the People's Republic of China, Japan, Mongolia, and Republic of Korea) to reduce transboundary air pollution. Deliverables are air pollution abatement plans, power plant audit reports, emission standards and management documentation for Mongolian coal-fired power plants, workshops on capacity building and knowledge transfer, and a website and documentation to disseminate results.
Expected Outcome:The outcome was enhanced environmental cooperation among the countries of the North-East Asia subregion relating to transboundary air pollution.
Expected Outputs:The TA outputs were prepared transboundary air pollution abatement plans, (ii) enhanced capacity for management of coal-fired power plant emissions in Mongolia through development of an emission standard, (iii) increased technical capacity for flue gas desulphurization (FGD) compliance through the assessment of demonstration projects in the PRC, and (iv) knowledge transfer and dissemination regarding the prevention and management of transboundary air pollution.
Date Approved:2006
Expected Completion:2010
Funding Type:Technical Assistance
Funding Amount:Asian Development Bank: $900,000
Government of the People's Republic of China: $100,000
Government of Mongolia: $100,000
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific: $100,000
Links/Documents:TA Completion Report