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By Robert Noyes

ISBN-10: 0815514069

ISBN-13: 9780815514060

ISBN-10: 081551641X

ISBN-13: 9780815516415

The various tougher environmental difficulties dealing with the dept of safety (DOD) contain (1) chemical guns destruction, (2) explosive waste remediation, and (3) unexploded ordnance clearance and extraction. it truly is a possibility that $50 to $100 billion could be spent by means of DOD for those 3 courses, delivering strange possibilities for environmental engineering and comparable companies. army installations are Read more...

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Liquid would condense within the tank once the emissions cool, which also must be analyzed and managed in a wastewater treatment system. = ~ =l - - If emissions are found to be contaminated, then both the tank and its contents must be decontaminated. 8 DUNNAGE INCINERATOR The dunnage incinerator was originally intended to destroy nearly all nonprocess by-products of chemical weapons incineration. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are agent contaminated wood and agent contaminated charcoal from the filtration system.

However, the trial bum did not test the incinerator's ability to burn contaminated charcoal, which could be a significant source of waste for the dunnage incinerator. According to an EPA official who oversaw the trial bum, if the Army plans to bum charcoal, an additional trial bum would be required. Because use of the dunnage incinerator was delayed, the Army has adopted some alternative waste disposal practices and is considering others that will substantially reduce and possibly eliminate the need for dunnage incineration equipment at future disposal sites.

Most of the stockpile (61%) is in the latter form. All of the agents are at least 20 years old, some are more than 40 years old. Storage and Security: Each stockpile is stored in a chemical exclusion area at each installation. Most of the stockpile is kept on pallets, in boxes, in cans, or is stored individually in igloos specifically designed for ammunition and explosives. The igloos have lightning protection systems and steel doors, and they are covered with earth. They are equipped with multiple locking systems.

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