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Air Pollutant Control Techniques For Phosphate Rock Processing Industry, Final.

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This document provides information needed by State and local pollution control agencies for development of regulations for control of particulate emissions from phosphate rock processing plants. Information on process and particulate emission control equipment is included for phosphate rock dryers, calciners, grinders, and ground rock handling equipment. Cost and economic information is given for both new and retrofitted facilities, and environmental impacts are presented for different levels of emission control. Results of emission measurements performed by EPA at phosphate rock dryers, calciners, and grinders are tabulated and presented with brief descriptions of the facilities tested. EPA particulate emission test methods are also briefly described.
Information presented in the document is summed up in an objective discussion of regulatory options and enforcement aspects of potential regulations.

Descriptors:
Air pollution control; Phosphate rock; Fertilizer
Date:
Reference #:
1978
A.78.3
Availability:
Yes
EPA Office:
Office of Air and Radiation
Office Suboffice:
Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards
Office Division:
Emission Standards and Engineering Division
EPA Author:
Beck, Lee L.
Document Type:
Background Cost-Related Document
Contractors:
PEDCo Environmental, Inc.
Document Status:
Final
Pages:
224

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