Sludge Incineration News

  • Implications of sewage sludge

    Sewage sludge has been widely applied to agricultural lands to enhance soil fertility due to its high organic matter and nutrient content. It has been considered as an economically and environmentally sound disposal alternative to landfills and incineration. However, one of the concerns of continued application of sewage sludge is the increased amounts of heavy metals deposited into the soil. ...

  • NACWA files petition for reconsideration and stay of final sewage sludge incineration rule with EPA

    The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) today filed a petition with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requesting reconsideration and a stay of the Clean Air Act (CAA) maximum achievable control technology (MACT) standards for municipal sewage sludge incinerators (SSIs) (“Standards of ...

  • 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 ...


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