Air pollution control devices, 3, 10-11, 17, 24, 27, 30, 31-32, 34, 35, 42-50, 68-69, 163-164, 166, 179

acid gases and aerosols, 42, 43, 45-46, 49, 51, 103

ash, 64, 65

best practices, 67

carbon absorption, 42, 47, 49, 52-53, 56, 66, 67, 188-189

dioxins, 3, 42, 47-48, 52, 54-56, 58-59, 62, 188

dry-sorbent injection, 3, 45-46, 65, 66, 67

foreign countries, 8, 22, 23, 214-215

Europe, 42, 47, 48, 49

fugitive emissions, 35, 63, 187, 191, 251

furans, 42, 47, 49, 54-56, 62

hazardous wastes, 23, 43, 45, 49

historical perspectives, 63

hydrogen chloride, 3, 45, 49, 51, 55, 56, 66

information on, 4, 69-70

lead, 53-54

medical wastes, 203, 204, 215

mercury,

metals, 3, 43, 63

municipal solid waste, 21, 42-46 (passim), 55-56, 215, 301

nitrogen and nitrogen oxides, 42, 46-47, 49, 52, 66, 67

occupation exposures due to,

particulate matter, 42, 43-45, 47, 51, 54, 63, 103

standards, 188, 194, 195, 203, 204, 205, 215;

see also Maximum Achievable

Control Technology (MACT) sulfates, 3, 45, 49, 51, 55, 66

temperature factors, 42, 43, 44, 46, 47, 53, 55

see also Carbon absorption;

Dry-sorbent injection;

Electrostatic precipitators;

Emission monitoring;

Fabric filters;

Filters;

Wet scrubbers

Allergies, 138-139

Aluminum, 31, 55, 127, 137, 164

Ambient pollutant concentrations, 1, 5, 15, 75, 79, 80, 82, 98-110, 113, 179

carbon monoxide, 97

data collection, 98-100, 180

dioxins, 100-110 (passim), 172, 179

epidemiological studies, 123

furans, 100-107 (passim), 109-110, 179

hazardous waste emissions, 98-103

health effects, 4, 11, 179, 180, 181

hydrogen chloride, 97

lead, 91, 92, 100, 102

Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT),

monitoring, 103-110

nitrogen oxides, 136

particulates, 100, 101, 102, 103, 108, 131-

standards, 2, 5, 91, 97, 155, 189

American Cancer Society, 133-134

American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 49, 69, 188, 208-209, 303

Animals and animal studies, 15, 73-74, 75, 81, 94, 110, 115, 116, 128-129, 163

arsenic, 151

cadmium, 141

carbon monoxide, 140

dioxins, 157, 158, 159, 172, 174

hydrogen chloride, risk assessments, 136-137

medical wastes defined, 200

PAHs, 160-161

PCBs, 159

sulfates, 139

see also Dairy products;

Fish;

Meat

Antimony, 196

Arches, furnaces, 41

Arsenic, 50, 87-88, 109, 127, 151, 153-154, 196, 197

Ash, 14, 50, 51, 63-65

acidic, 64-65

air pollution control devices, 64, 65

bottom ash, 2, 3, 14, 17, 31, 34, 35, 53, 55, 63, 65, 66, 187

design of facilities and, 4

dioxins and furans, 55, 109

fly ash, 3, 31, 37, 50, 51, 53, 54, 55, 63-64, 65, 66, 163, 164, 187

epidemiological studies, 127-128

lead, 53, 54

occupational exposures, 64, 207-208

output controls, 30

standards, 187, 191, 207-208

Asthma, 122, 123, 133, 134, 135, 136, 138, 139, 162

ATSDR, see Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

Attitudes, see Psychological factors;

Public opinion

Autoclaving, 26

Auxiliary burners, 3, 41, 49, 66, 67, 301



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