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Main Title Assessment of incineration as a treatment method for liquid organic hazardous wastes {microform}. Summary and conclusions, /
Author Retzer, Joe
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Perl, Matthew.
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Policy, Planning and Evaluation.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Policy, Planning, and Evaluation,
Year Published 1985
Report Number EPA/230/02-86/002
Stock Number PB86-162740
Subjects Hazardous wastes ; Incineration
Additional Subjects Air pollution control ; Incinerators ; Liquid wastes ; Oceans ; Organic compounds ; Industrial wastes ; Combustion products ; Assessments ; Hazardous materials
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB86-162740 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 01/01/1988
Collation 100 p. ; 28 cm.
Abstract The study assesses the use of incineration for treatment of liquid organic hazardous wastes, including its advantages and disadvantages, and the issues associated with its use. The central focus is on comparing land-based and ocean-based incineration to assist EPA in making decisions relative to ocean incineration. General conclusions to be drawn from the study are: (1) Incineration is a valuable and environmentally sound treatment option for destroying liquid organic hazardous wastes; (2) Although the types of risks and risk levels differ slightly, there is no clear preference for ocean or land incineration in terms of risks to human health and the environment; (3) Current commercial and on-site land-based incineration capacity is adequate to handle existing demand (except for PCBs); however, future demand will significantly exceed capacity as land disposal options are restricted; (4) Despite substantial existing information on incinerator performance, continuing research is needed to improve current knowledge of combustion processes and effects; and (5) To better address public concerns on incineration, EPA needs to improve public communications efforts and provide more visible leadership in the area of hazardous waste management.
Notes "March 1985." Microfiche.
Place Published Washington, D.C. :
Supplementary Notes See also PB86-162757.
Corporate Au Added Ent United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Program Evaluation Division. ; United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Policy, Planning, and Evaluation.
PUB Date Free Form 1985.
Ti Tra Differently Description of incineration technology.
NTIS Prices PC A05/MF A01
BIB Level m
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
OCLC Time Stamp 20020104173321
Language eng
Origin NTIS
OCLC Rec Leader 01399nam 2200289Ka 45020