EPA Tightens Emission Regulations for Waste Incinerators

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has established new emission regulations that the agency says will affect “most existing hospital, medical and infectious waste incinerators.”

In a press release, EPA says the new emission limits “will reduce about 390,000 pounds of several pollutants each year including acid gases, nitrogen oxides, and metals such as lead, cadmium and mercury.”

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