Skip to main content

PORK PACKING PLANT MEETS NEW TOTAL NITROGEN ELG LIMITS

Buy Article:

$9.50 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Or sign up for a free trial

In September 2004, new Effluent Limitations Guidelines (ELG) were promulgated for pork, beef and rendering plants that will require them to meet new total nitrogen (TN) limits of 134 mg/l monthly average and 194 mg/l daily maximum. There are approximately 26 pork or beef plants that will have to meet new ELG TN limits as their discharge permits are renewed. For many pork plants, total nitrogen removals greater than 50 percent are required to meet the new limits. This paper describes how one pork packing plant meets, and even betters, the new ELG TN limits. The objectives of this paper are to show the basic approach and various components employed at one pork plant to consistently achieve total nitrogen reduction, while minimizing construction cost and operating costs. Operational challenges are also discussed.
No Reference information available - sign in for access.
No Citation information available - sign in for access.
No Supplementary Data.
No Article Media
No Metrics

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: 2005-01-01

More about this publication?
  • Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation is an archive of papers published in the proceedings of the annual Water Environment Federation® Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC® ) and specialty conferences held since the year 2000. These proceedings are not peer reviewed.

    A subscription to the Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation includes access to most papers presented at the annual WEF Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC) and other conferences held since 2000. Subscription access begins 12 months after the event and is valid for 12 months from month of purchase. A subscription to the Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation is included in Water Environment Federation (WEF) membership.

    WEF Members: Sign in (right panel) with your IngentaConnect user name and password to receive complimentary access. Access begins 12 months after the conference or event
  • Subscribe to this Title
  • Membership Information
  • About WEF Proceedings
  • WEFTEC Conference Information
  • Learn about the many other WEF member benefits and join today
  • Ingenta Connect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites
  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more