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Medical Waste Incinerators--Background Information For Proposed Standards And Guidelines: Process Description Report For New And Existing Facilities, Final.

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This report provides an overview of the medical waste incineration process, describes the types of medical waste incinerators (MWI's) and their components, and discusses the combustion process as it relates to MWI's. The report also describes current practices associated with medical waste generation, segregation, handling, and transportation. This is one in a series of reports used as background information in developing air emission standards and guidelines for new and existing MWI's.

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Air pollution; Pollution control; Standards of performance; Emission guidelines; Medical waste incinerators
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1994
A.94.67 B
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Yes
EPA Office:
Office of Air and Radiation
Office Suboffice:
Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards
Office Division:
Emission Standards Division
EPA Author:
NR
Document Type:
Other Regulatory Background Document
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NR
Document Status:
Final
Pages:
79

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