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Main Title EPA evaluation of water plant lime sludge in an industrial boiler FGD system at Rickenbacker Air Force Base /
Author Ferb, Robert J.
CORP Author Cottrell Environmental Sciences, Somerville, NJ.;Industrial Environmental Research Lab., Research Triangle Park, NC.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development,
Year Published 1979
Report Number EPA-600/7-79-247
Stock Number PB80-167075
OCLC Number 06910799
Subjects Flue gases--Desulfurization. ; Lime. ; Flue gases--Desulphurization ; Desulphuration
Additional Subjects Air pollution control ; Sludges ; Flue gases ; Water treatment ; Solid waste disposal ; Calcium oxides ; Water softening ; Industrial wastes ; Combustion products ; Operating costs ; Cost analysis ; Sulfur dioxide ; Performance evaluation ; Potable water ; Substitutes ; Scrubbers ; Capitalized costs ; Design ; Flue gas desulfurization ; Rickenbacker Air Force Base
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJBD ARCHIVE EPA 600-7-79-247 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 06/11/2013
EKAM  600-7-79-247 Region 4 Library/Atlanta,GA 07/07/1995
EKBD  EPA-600/7-79-247 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 01/09/2004
ELBD RPS EPA 600-7-79-247 repository copy AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 09/25/2018
NTIS  PB80-167075 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 06/23/1988
Collation 78 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Abstract The report gives results of a September 1978-February 1979 test program to evaluate lime water softening waste sludge as an alternate reagent for a flue gas desulfurization (FGD) system on an industrial boiler at Rickenbacker Air Force Base, Ohio. The study also included assessing the availability of the material, designing a system to handle and feed the material, and comparing the economics with conventional lime and limestone reagents. The tests showed that such material worked very well as a reagent and was comparable to lime performance during earlier tests. At SO2 removal efficiencies of up to 80%, utilization exceeded 95%. The study showed that as much as 4-5 million tons/year of the material may be available, much of it in the Midwest U.S. where large deposits of high sulfur coal and a heavy population of industrial plants are located. Estimates indicated that use of water softening sludge in a typical industrial FGD system results in substantially lower annual operating costs compared with either lime or limestone.
Notes EPA-600/7-79-247. PB80-16707 5.
Place Published Washington
Access Notes Also available via the World Wide Web.
Corporate Au Added Ent United States. Environmental Protection Agency.; Cottrell Environmental Sciences.
Corp Au Ser Add Ent Interagency energy-environment research and development program report ; EPA-600/7-79-247. United States. ; Interagency energy-environment research and development program report ; EPA-600/7-79-247. United States. ; Interagency energy-environment research and development program report ; EPA-600/7-79-247. United States.
NTIS Title Notes Final rept. Sep 78-Feb 79.
PUB Date Free Form 1979
Series Title Untraced Interagency energy-environment research and development program report ; EPA-600/7-79-247
Category Codes 13B; 68A; 68C; 68D
NTIS Prices PC A05/MF A01
Primary Description 600/13
BIB Level m
Medium unmediated
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Cataloging Source OCLC/T
Control Number 323777445
OCLC Time Stamp 20180919051940
Language eng
Origin OCLC
OCLC Rec Leader 01590cam 2200421Ii 45010