Fuel-efficient sewage sludge incineration project summary by Michael J Walsh

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Published by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Risk Reduction Engineering Laboratory in Cincinnati, OH .

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  • Sewage sludge -- Incineration,
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Other titlesFuel efficient sewage sludge incineration
StatementMichael J. Walsh, Albert B. Pincince, and Walter R. Niessen
ContributionsPincince, Albert B, Niessen, Walter R., 1938-, Risk Reduction Engineering Laboratory (U.S.)
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Walsh, Albert B. Pincince, and Walter R. Niessen Camp, Dresser & McKee Inc. Boston, MA Contract No. Project Officer Donald S. Brown Water and Hazardous Waste Research Division Risk Reduction Engineering Laboratory Cincinnati, OH.

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