Characterization of Municipal Incinerator Effluents

  • Stephen L. Law
  • Robert R. Greenberg
Part of the Progress in Analytical Chemistry book series (PAC)


The output of a municipal incinerator consists basically of three components: atmospheric emissions, aqueous effluents, and solid residues. Of primary environmental concern are the atmospheric and aqueous emissions. A thorough study of the Alexandria, Va., incinerator effluents has been undertaken with many basic analytical skills being required in the process. The following discussion will be concerned principally with sampling, sample preparation, analytical methods, and data treatment, leaving the discussion of actual results for subsequent publications.


Instrumental Neutron Activation Analysis Hydrogen Fluoride Sampling Device Stannous Chloride Cascade Impactor 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • Stephen L. Law
    • 1
    • 2
  • Robert R. Greenberg
    • 2
  1. 1.Bureau of Mines, U.S. Department of the InteriorCollege Park Metallurgy Research CenterCollege ParkUSA
  2. 2.Department of ChemistryUniversity of MarylandCollege ParkUSA

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