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CURRENT PRACTICES AND FUTURE DIRECTION FOR BIOSOLIDS INCINERATORS

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Incineration is an environmentally sound and cost-effective means of biosolids management for approximately 145 Publicly Owned Treatment Works (POTWs) located within the United States. USEPA defines incineration as a biosolids disposal practice that destroys organic pollutants and reduces the volume of biosolids by approximately 90%.

Emissions from the 254 biosolids incinerators, that are currently in service in the United States, have been reduced due to the promulgation, in 1993, of USEPA's Biosolids Disposal Regulation (40 CFR Part 503). However, in the future, owners/operators of biosolids incinerators may be required to further reduce their emissions, due to the promulgation of new and/or more stringent regulations.

This paper contains information concerning the following items:



Current and proposed biosolids incinerator regulations.


Emissions from biosolids incinerators.


Means/methods to reduce emissions from biosolids incinerators.


The actual cost to incinerate biosolids at the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District's Southerly Wastewater Treatment Center.


The future of biosolids incineration.


Research needs for biosolids incinerators.
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Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: 2001-01-01

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