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Main Title Overview of conventional and innovative land-based thermal technologies for waste disposal. {microfiche}/ by Oberacker, D.A.
Author Oberacker., D. A.
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Cincinnati, OH. Risk Reduction Engineering Lab.
Publisher US Environmental Protection Agency, Risk Reduction Engineering Laboratory,
Year Published 1991
Report Number EPA/600/D-90/214
Stock Number PB91-136929
Additional Subjects Waste treatment ; Waste disposal ; Incinerators ; Solid waste disposal ; Industrial wastes ; Agricultural wastes ; Hazardous materials ; Performance evaluation ; Standards ; Regulations ; Pyrolysis ; Fluidized bed processors ; Solar heating ; Arc melting ; Recovery ; Desorption ; Boilers ; Furnaces ; Sewage sludge
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB91-136929 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 01/01/1988
Collation 14 p. ; 28 cm.
For more than the past two decades, the USEPA has been aggressive in its research, development, performance testing, and in encouragement of the regulated use of proven thermal destruction (or incineration) technologies for the environmentally acceptable treatment and disposal of combustible waste streams. Nationally, significant percentages of residential solid waste, municipal sewage sludge, and a variety of industrial, chemical, and agricultural wastes are routinely treated by thermal systems. The paper is an overview of the state-of-the-art of land-based incineration, emphasizing both conventional and innovative hazardous waste thermal treatment technologies and regulatory performance standards. High temperature systems, low-temperature thermal desorption, pyrolysis units, heat recovery, and newer systems involving fluidized beds, oxygen-enriched combustion, plasma-arc units, and solar-assisted incineration, etc. are discussed.
"EPA 600/D-90/214".