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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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Earth Day 2017, A personal reflection

Two of the people who I closely associate as professional mentors—former OBG employees Ted Tifft and Stu Spiegel—previously commemorated the 20- and 40-year anniversaries of Earth Day for OBG. Long before I knew them, however, my interest in protecting the environment was shaped by events that...

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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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International Conference on Thermal Treatment Technologies & Hazardous Waste Combustors

OBG's Michael Mannuzza discusses thermal treatment applications

OBG is pleased to have sponsored and participated in the 35th Annual International Conference on Thermal Treatment Technologies & Hazardous Waste Combustors (IT3/HWC) on October 4-6, 2016 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  During the conference, a team of OBG energy and advanced manufacturing ...

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Annual Georgia Environmental Conference

OBG recently presented an Early Session Workshop during the Annual Georgia Environmental Conference (GEC) on August 24, 2016 in Jekyll Island, GA. The workshop on emergency response management, moderated by OBG's Larry Mailzzi, PG, featured speakers from Gallagher Marine Systems, Moran Environmental Recovery,...

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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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