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Articles tagged with: air pollution control

Delivering productivity & process improvements: Q&A with Bill Norris

Bill Norris

Bill Norris is a combustion, incineration, air pollution control, and waste heat recovery expert and thought leader at OBG. With more than 30 years of experience in the design, engineering, fabrication, installation, and operation of a wide variety of combustion, air pollution control, and waste heat recovery processes and systems, Bill...

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Upstream process optimization reduces air pollution control costs

OBG recently took part in the 36th International Conference on Thermal Treatment Technologies & Hazardous Waste Combustors (IT3/HWC) on March 6-8, 2018 in Houston, Texas. This conference provides a forum for the discussion of state-of-the-art technical information, regulations, and public policy on thermal treatment technologies and...

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When air pollution control low-bid projects cost more

Bill Norris,

For many engineering projects that require air pollution control (APC), it is common for engineers to define the inlet and outlet conditions of the particular APC system, leaving the detailed engineering to a vendor or supplier. Many engineering firms adopt the mindset that the vendor is an expert at designing...

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Design challenges of a low level radioactive waste incinerator

A nuclear power plant located in Canada employs a solid and liquid waste incinerator to dispose of low level radioactive waste materials generated by plant maintenance activities. A number of safety and reliability issues prompted a detailed analysis of the plant’s design, resulting in many engineering and equipment ch...

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Solving common industry challenges with incinerator systems

Bill Norris,

Incineration systems and rotary kilns are commonly used by municipalities and large industrial facilities to safely dispose of solid, liquid, and gaseous wastes generated by their waste collection and production processes. Over time, waste constituencies, as well as the performance characteristics of system equipment, can change. Additionally, installed systems that...

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