||Environmental regulations and technology control of pathogens and vector attraction in sewage sludge : (including domestic septage) under 40 CFR part 503 /
||Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Research and Development.
||U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Center for Environmental Research Information ;
Sewage sludge--Disinfection ;
Sewage sludge ;
Sludge disposal ;
Environmental impact assessments ;
Environmental monitoring ;
Sludge treatment ;
Land application ;
Public health ;
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||162 p. ; 28 cm.
The document descibes the federal requirements concerning pathogens in sewage sludge applied to land or placed on a surface disposal site, and it provides guidance concerning those requirements. Chapter 2 of the document discusses why pathogen control is necessary to protect public health and the environment, and Chapter 3 through 6 describe the current federal requirements under Subpart D of Part 503. Chapters 7 and 8 discuss sampling and analysis to meet the quantitative requirements of Part 503. Chapters 9 and 10 describe the sewage sludge treatment processes listed under Part 503. Chapter 11 discusses the kind of support EPA's Pathogen Equivalency Committee can provide to permitting authorities.
"December 1992." "EPA/625/R-92/013." Includes bibliographical references.