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dc.contributor.author Hindin, Ervin en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-06-09T21:06:42Z en_US
dc.date.available 2009-06-09T21:06:42Z en_US
dc.date.issued 1990-08 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Hindin E. 1990. Municipal incinerator ash disposal applicable for Pacific island communities. Honolulu (HI): Water Resources Research Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa. WRRC special report, 08:22:90. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10125/8775 en_US
dc.description.abstract The disposal of municipal solid waste is a universal societal problem. Land disposal is the most common disposal method for these wastes. This method of disposal is becoming less attractive due to sparse availability and lack of new site locations. Incineration is an alternative treatment and disposal technology. However, this technology can produce ash containing leachable hazardous substances. A study was conducted to determine the leachability of lead, cadmium, two representatives from the polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) group, and one member of the dioxin group from two ash fractions and an ash-basalt solidified melt. Ash from the Waipahu, Hawai'i, incinerator was classified into three fractions. One fraction was a medium-sized ash particle, predominantly bottom ash. Another fraction was a small diameter ash particle fraction, primarily fly ash. In addition, a crushed ash-basalt melt was studied. Deionized water and reconstituted seawater were used as leaching solutions. Batch and continuous-flow leaching studies revealed that lead and cadmium can be leached from the two ash fractions; however, the targeted organic compounds were not extracted. Reconstituted seawater leached less metals from the ash than deionized water. The solidified ash-basalt melt did not release metals and targeted organics into the leaching solution. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship State Department of Health Grant/Contract No. 89-240 en_US
dc.format.extent viii + 39 pages en_US
dc.language.iso en-US en_US
dc.publisher Water Resources Research Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries WRRC Special Reports en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries 08:22:90 en_US
dc.subject incineration en_US
dc.subject leaching en_US
dc.subject basalt en_US
dc.subject lead en_US
dc.subject cadmium en_US
dc.subject municipal wastes en_US
dc.subject toxic waste disposal en_US
dc.subject contamination en_US
dc.subject landfills en_US
dc.subject polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon en_US
dc.subject dioxin en_US
dc.subject naphthalene en_US
dc.subject benzo[a]pyrene en_US
dc.subject 2,3,7,8-TCDD en_US
dc.subject seawater en_US
dc.subject deionized water en_US
dc.subject Pacific Islands en_US
dc.subject ash en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Ash disposal -- Environmental aspects. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Incinerators -- Environmental aspects. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Leaching -- Environmental aspects. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Municipal solid waste incinerator residues. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Refuse and refuse disposal -- Environmental aspects. en_US
dc.title WRRCSR No.8:22:90 Municipal Incinerator Ash Disposal Applicable for Pacific Island Communities en_US
dc.type Report en_US
dc.type.dcmi Text en_US

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