waste incineration monitoring News

  • Waste incinerator impacts monitored via milk and vegetable quality

    Emissions from well-regulated household waste incinerators do not reduce the quality of vegetables and milk produced nearby, a Dutch study suggests. Researchers found that levels of certain contaminants were similar whether vegetables and milk came from the area surrounding three incinerators, or from elsewhere in the Netherlands. They say biomonitoring programmes could offer a way to increase ...

  • Fingerprinting emissions from waste incinerators

    The use of MWIs to dispose of materials such as plastic, glass and food waste is increasing in the UK due to EU restrictions on the use of landfill. The European Industrial Emissions Directive, which aims to protect the environment and human health, imposes strict limits on emissions of heavy metals and other pollutants from MWIs. However, the impact of MWI emissions on ambient air pollution is ...

  • Continue use of incineration for medical waste

    Contrary to popular belief, only about 10% of all general medical waste is incinerated. Incineration is the only approved disposal method for yellow bag waste under UN law. This includes all infectious waste, such as chemically contaminated samples, infectious waste contaminated with medicines or chemicals and laboratory specimens. This is because it is the safest and most effective way of ...

  • Emission rules tighten for medical waste incinerators

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's new limits on air emissions will affect most existing hospital, medical, and infectious waste incinerators (HMIWI). This final action will reduce about 390,000 pounds of several pollutants each year including acid gases, nitrogen oxides, and metals such as lead, cadmium, and mercury. The agency also is finalizing additional testing, monitoring, and ...


    By Custom Stack Analysis, LLC.

  • New Technology Helps Monitor Potentially Toxic Incinerator Emissions

    Casella ETi (UK), has installed two 'Amesa ' systems (Absorption Method for Sampling of Dioxins and Furans) at the Isle of Man 'Energy from Waste' (EfW) incinerator' - the first in the UK to have a continous dioxin sample system permanently installed. Until recently technology has not been available to accurately measure dioxin and furan emissions. Rita Greenwood, Environmental Manager at ...


    By Casella

  • Why should we continue to use incineration for medical waste?

    Contrary to popular belief, only about 10% of all general medical waste is incinerated. Incineration is the only approved disposal method for yellow bag waste under UN law. This includes all infectious waste, such as chemically contaminated samples, infectious waste contaminated with medicines or chemicals and laboratory specimens. This is because it is the safest and most effective way of ...

  • EPA tightens air emissions for hospital, medical, and infectious waste incinerators

    EPA is setting new limits that will affect most existing hospital, medical, and infectious waste incinerators. This final action will reduce about 390,000 pounds of several pollutants each year including acid gases, nitrogen oxides, and metals such as lead, cadmium, and mercury.  EPA is also finalizing additional testing, monitoring, and inspection requirements. This final action revises the ...

  • WASTE INCINERATOR REPORTING MADE EASIER FOLLOWING THE LAUNCH OF INNOVATIVE REPORTING SOFTWARE

    In a direct response to the launch of the new EC directive for waste incinerators, Enviro Technology Services plc – the leading UK supplier of environmental monitoring instrumentation and systems – has further extended its offering to customers by adding the ...

  • EPA seeks comments on draft permit renewal for Veolia hazardous waste incinerator

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is requesting public comment on the Agency’s proposal to renew the operating permit for Veolia ES Technical Solutions’ hazardous waste incinerator in Sauget, Illinois. EPA initially issued a Clean Air Act permit for this facility on Sept. 12, 2008. Most requirements in the current permit would remain in place under the terms of the draft permit ...

  • Energy from waste: new stack emissions monitoring systems

    Incineration plants are subject to the obligation to comply with stringent pollution standards; analysis equipment must operate in continuous in harsh environmental conditions. Thus, the Tees Valley incinerator in Billingham, UK, newly equipped 3 lines with ...


    By ENVEA

  • Tecam Group to Present its Technology for NORM Waste Incineration at “NORM Middle East Conference”

    Next week, on 27-28 January 2015, Tecam Group will be exhibiting at the “NORM & Natural Radiation Management Middle East Conference“, to be be held in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates). Our participation in this conference as an exhibitor responds to Tecam Group’sexpansion strategy to further ...


    By Tecam Group

  • Tecam Group to Present its Technology for NORM Waste Incineration at “NORM Middle East Conference”

    Next week, on 27-28 January 2015, Tecam Group will be exhibiting at the “NORM & Natural Radiation Management Middle East Conference“, to be be held in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates). Our participation in this conference as an exhibitor responds to Tecam Group’sexpansion ...


    By Tecam Group

  • MACT standards for sewage sludge incinerators

    EPA announced in the October 14 Federal Register proposed rulemaking to cut emissions of mercury, particle pollution and other harmful pollutants from sewage sludge incinerators (SSIs). According to EPA, SSIs represent the sixth-largest source of mercury air emissions in the U.S. The proposed standards would apply to both multiple-hearth and fluidized bed incinerators. Units incinerating sewage ...


    By Custom Stack Analysis, LLC.

  • EPA Issues Long-Awaited Final Rule Revising Standards for Commercial and Industrial Solid Waste Incineration Units

    On December 20, 2012, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Jackson signed a much-anticipated rulemaking package revising the emission standards for commercial and industrial solid waste incineration units (CISWI). The rule has not yet been published in the Federal Register. The final rule accomplishes two broad goals: it revises the Clean Air Act (CAA) emission limits for ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EPA Issues Long-Awaited Final Rule Revising Standards for Commercial and Industrial Solid Waste Incineration Units

    On December 20, 2012, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Jackson signed a much-anticipated rulemaking package revising the emission standards for commercial and industrial solid waste incineration units (CISWI). The rule has not yet been published in the Federal Register. The final rule accomplishes two broad goals: it revises the Clean Air Act (CAA) emission limits for ...


    By Acta Group

  • Complete CEMS Solution for Iren Incinerator (Piacenza)

    ENVEA Environnement Italia Spa won the tender for a total system revamping of the existing monitoring systems at one of the largest and most dynamic electric utility companies on the Italian scene, operating in the sectors of: Electricity Thermal energy […] ENVEA Environnement Italia Spa won the tender for a total system revamping of the existing monitoring systems at one ...


    By ENVEA

  • Complex issues with incinerating liquid and gaseous residues

    Production processes in the chem-ical and pharmaceutical industries give rise to gaseous and liquid residues that are preferably disposed of in decentralized incinerators. Most of these residues are highly caloric gases and solutions containing high concentrations of organic substances. The complexity of these often toxic substances requires the use of special equipment for the incineration ...

  • FTIR for CEM’s and VOC’s monitoring

    As major contributors to environmental emissions, the waste incineration and power generation industries require both continuous and periodic emissions monitoring to ensure each plant is within Emission Limit Values (ELVs). FTIR provide to perform emissions monitoring solutions for the range of standard incineration or “combustion” gases, both inorganic species such as CO, NOx, SO2, ...

  • Landfill and Biogas gas monitoring

    Landfill and biogas provide a source of readily available and renewable energy. However, as a source of energy care has to be taken to understand and quantify impurities in the raw gas that can have an effect on either the amount of energy products, or contaminants that can foul the energy generators (siloxanes). ETG can provide analysis solutions to qualify and quantify these impurities. Gas ...

  • Latest advances in molybdenum monitoring

    Environmental Diagnostics specialists MTI (UK) have added to their recent advances by announcing a new application for Molybdenum detection for their portable (PDV6000plus) and online (OVA5000) heavy metal monitors. A key enzymatic component and also found in tooth enamel to prevent decay, exposure to high levels of molybdenum interferes with the body’s capability to uptake copper, resulting ...

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