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Question:
How much dioxin is produced yearly by the United States from the use of incinerators?
What can be done to reduce the number?
Only 30% of our community's trash makes it to the recycler, so what other alternatives exist to reduce the amount of burnt trash commercially and privately?



Replies:
I found 60 titles in my library related to incinerators. Here are a few that may be of interest:

Marcus Cooke, et al., 1984 "Hot flue gas spiking and recovery study for TCDD" US Environmental Protection Agency

National Dioxin Study Site Reports, USEPA, 1987

US General Accounting Office, 1991 "Hazardous waste: Incinerator operating regulations and related air emissions standards"

Check your library or call the National Technical information Service at (703) 487-4780 for more information.

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