Author(s): R.W. Baldauf & D.D. Lane
The use of hazardous waste as an alternative fuel source has intensified as the cost
of traditional fossil fuels has increased.
However, little data exist regarding the air
quality impacts of burning hazardous waste as a fuel source.
This paper examines
air quality impacts associated with hazardous waste incineration conducted at three
Portland Cement manufacturing plants located in the United States.
sampling of particulate matter (as PM? 5) was conducted in the vicinity of the plants
from April, 1999 to March, 2000.
The PM samples were speciated to identify
potential signature emissions and source impacts from the facilities.
meteorological data was collected to identify transport and dispersion
characteristics of the contaminants from the facilit...
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Paper DOI: 10.2495/AIR010321
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