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“What's Happening with Thermal Technology”

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Recent concerns with the practice of land application of Class B biosolids have created more interest in thermal processing and production of Class A biosolids. Thermal processes are those that use heat or elevated temperature to further process the solids generated at a wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) to produce (1) Class A biosolids, (2) energy (bioenergy) or fuel (biofuel), (3) a pathogen-free product, and/or (4) a reduction in the volume of product for beneficial use or disposal.

Document Type: Research Article


Publication date: January 1, 2003

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