TITLE

Breathe Easy

AUTHOR(S)
Ursery, Stephen
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
Waste Age;Oct2009, Vol. 40 Issue 10, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the emission regulations established by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for existing hospital, medical and infectious waster incinerators (HMIWI). The regulation will reduce several pollutants each year to about 390,000 pounds including acid gases, nitrogen oxides, and metals such as lead, cadmium and mercury. 50 out of the 57 operating HMIWI will also be required to improve their emissions performance.
ACCESSION #
44882153

 

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