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Main Title Emission Factors for the Disposal of Energetic Materials by Open Burning and Open Detonation (OB/OD).
Author Mitchell, W. J.; Ward, T. E.; Suggs, J. C.; Black, R. J.; Molenaar, M.;
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. National Exposure Research Lab. ;Army Dugway Proving Ground, UT. ;Andrulis Research Corp., Salt Lake City, UT.
Publisher 1998
Year Published 1998
Report Number EPA/600/A-97/102;
Stock Number PB98-135205
Additional Subjects Emission factors; Air pollution sampling; Explosive ordnance disposal; Munitions; Propellants; Pyrotechnics; Combustion efficiency; Combustion products; Particulates; Metals; Furans; Dioxins; Data bases; Open burning; Open detonation; Energetic materials; Volatile organic compounds; Semivolatile organic compounds
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NTIS PB98-135205 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 08/30/1998
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Abstract
This paper describes an emission factor database applicable to the disposal of munitions and propellants through unconfined, open air burning and detonation process (OB/OD). The emission factor database are the predominate means for disposing of these materials worldwide. The emission factor database was compiled using data from seven DoD studies. These studies characterized the particulate mass, semivolatile organic, dioxin, furan, toxic metals, volatile organic and inorganic pollutants released when 36 energetic materials were either detonated or burned in a 730 cu m chamber.