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Main Title Emission Test Evaluation of a Crematory at Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx, NY. Appendices A-D, Volume 2.
CORP Author Midwest Research Inst., Kansas City, MO.;Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards.
Publisher 30 Sep 1999
Year Published 1999
Report Number EPA-68-D-98-027; EPA/454/R-99/049-V2;
Stock Number PB2000-106993
Additional Subjects Emission ; Mortuary practice ; Air pollution ; Combustion products ; Concentration(Composition) ; Ventilation ; Vapors ; Occupational exposure ; Stack gases ; Indoor air pollution ; Health hazards ; Air pollution monitoring ; Crematories
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB2000-106993 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 11/07/2000
Collation 558p
EPA is required to set emission standards for the 'other solid waste incinerators' (OSWI) category referenced under Section 129(a)(1)(E) of the amended Clean Air Act. This category currently contains pathological waste incinerators and human crematories. A representative human crematory, located at the Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx, New York, was tested in support of setting these emission standards. Testing was conducted in collaboration with the Cremation Association of North America (CANA). Although emissions data are available from tests at another facility, the unit tested was not controlled and the body containers (caskets) may not have been representative. Thus, the Woodlawn facility, which involves a representative human crematory having emission controls, was selected for baseline emissions testing. Additionally, this test project would help determine the effects of secondary chamber temperature on emission levels.