STP976

    U.S. Sludge Management Guidelines Explained

    Published: Jan 1988


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    Abstract

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is developing comprehensive technical regulations under the Clean Water Act Section 405(d) on the reuse and disposal of municipal wastewater sludge. The reuse and disposal options are land application (including distribution and marketing), landfilling, incineration, and ocean disposal. This paper identifies the key questions to be addressed by EPA and the tasks and major steps to pursue in answering these key questions.

    Keywords:

    regulations, risk assessment, municipal sludge, risk management


    Author Information:

    Fradkin, L
    Environmental engineer, environmental scientist, and Ph.D., D.V.M., U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Criteria and Assessment Office, Cincinnati, OH

    Bruins, RJF
    Environmental engineer, environmental scientist, and Ph.D., D.V.M., U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Criteria and Assessment Office, Cincinnati, OH

    Stara, JF
    Environmental engineer, environmental scientist, and Ph.D., D.V.M., U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Criteria and Assessment Office, Cincinnati, OH

    Rubin, AB
    Ph.D. and environmental scientist, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Wastewater Solids Criteria Branch, Washington, DC

    Lomnitz, ED
    Ph.D. and environmental scientist, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Wastewater Solids Criteria Branch, Washington, DC


    Paper ID: STP26692S

    Committee/Subcommittee: D19.95

    DOI: 10.1520/STP26692S


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