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Economics of disposal of lime/limestone scrubbing wastes

John D Veitch

Economics of disposal of lime/limestone scrubbing wastes

surface mine disposal and Dravo landfill processes

by John D Veitch

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Published by Tennessee Valley Authority, Office of Power, Energy Demonstrations and Technology, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Industrial Environmental Research Laboratory, National Technical Information Service [distributor in Muscle Shoals, AL, Research Triangle Park, NC, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Flue gases -- Purification -- Economic aspects -- United States,
  • Scrubber (Chemical technology) -- Economic aspects

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJ.D. Veitch, A.E. Steele, and T.W. Tarkington ; prepared for U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development
    SeriesInteragency energy/environment R&D program report -- EPA-600/7-80-022, Research reporting series -- EPA-600/7-80-022
    ContributionsSteele, A. E, Tarkington, Terry W, Industrial Environmental Research Laboratory (Research Triangle Park, N.C.), Tennessee Valley Authority. Division of Energy Demonstrations and Technology
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxviii, 144 p. :
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14888648M

    Lime slurry and limestone scrubbing are suitable for relatively low SO 2 concentrations and moderate SO 2 removal efficiencies (~ 95%). Each process generates calcium sulfite solid waste that can be placed in a nonhazardous landfill. The waste solids are actually a mixture of mostly calcium sulfite with a small amount of calcium sulfate. scrubbing offered lowest costs and highest performance when environmental permits can be obtained for disposal of liquid wastes. When wastes must be in solid form, the lowest costs are offered by conventional limestone, lime, and double alkali calcium-based throwaway processes. Several proc sn,.- File Size: 8MB.

    Seawater flue gas desulfurization: Its technical implications and performance results of limestone or lime, accounting for about 85% of all desulphurization processes. BCCW treatment and. The report gives results of a detailed, comparative economic evaluation of four alternatives available to the utility industry for the disposal of wastes from flue gas desulfurization using limestone or lime slurry scrubbing.

    The most promising concepts are utilization of fixed sludge as a construction material, production of by-product gypsum with utilization in agriculture and wallboard manufacturing, and mine reclamation. «less Economics of disposal of lime/limestone scrubbing wastes: untreated and chemically treated wastes. Final report March June TVA & the fertilizer industry (Book) The Impact of TVA's national fertilizer program TVA's National Fertilizer Development Center at Muscle Shoals Economics of disposal of lime/limestone scrubbing wastes.


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Economics of disposal of lime/limestone scrubbing wastes by John D Veitch Download PDF EPUB FB2

ECONOMICS OF DISPOSAL OF LIME-LIMESTONE SCRUBBING WASTES: UNTREATED AND CHEMICALLY TREATED WASTES EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Emission standards for coal-fired power plants promulgated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under the Clean Air Act have made necessary the installation of systems for flue gas cleaning (FGC).

Get this from a library. Economics of disposal of lime/limestone scrubbing wastes. [J W Barrier; H L Faucett; L J Henson; Industrial Environmental Research Laboratory (Research Triangle Park, N.C.); National Fertilizer Development Center (U.S.)] -- A study was conducted to provide a detailed, comparative economic evaluation of four alternatives available to the utility industry for the.

ECONOMICS OF DISPOSAL OF LIME-LIMESTONE SCRUBBING WASTES: SURFACE MINE DISPOSAL AND DRAVO LANDFILL PROCESSES INTRODUCTION An important part of the operation of a modern coal-fired power plant is the disposal of flue gas cleaning (FGC) wastes.

Get this from a library. Economics of disposal of lime/limestone scrubbing wastes: sludge/flyash blending and gypsum systems. [J W Barrier; H L Faucett; L J Henson; Industrial Environmental Research Laboratory (Research Triangle Park, N.C.); National Fertilizer Development Center (U.S.)].

The base case for each alternative is a new MW power plant burning coal with % sulfur, 16% ash, Btu/lb heating value. A limestone wet scrubber ( stoichiometry) was used to remove flyash and SO2 to meet New Source Performance Standards.

Underflow from the scrubber to the waste disposal system is a 15% solids slurry. Introduction This study evaluates the economics of limestone and lime wet scrubbing FGD processes that incorporate recent tech- nological developments such as forced oxidation, refined absorber design and operating conditions, landfill disposal, and the use of additives to enhance scrubbing efficiency.

The Lime- stone FGD Scrubbers: User's Hand- book is intended for use by utility project managers and project engineers. It provides guidance in selecting, installing, and operating a limestone FGO system, covering all phases from inception of the project through.

affect the feasibility of wet scrubbing in treating waste-to-energy flue gas, and to provide some basic technical and economic information which will aid in the objective evalua-tion of wet scrubbing on -by-case basis.

In order to illustrate the economic impacts of the various factors, a generic wet scrubber design is described and compared. Process Economics Program Report No. 63B SULFUR DIOXIDE REMOVAL FROM FLUE GASES (March ) Flue Gas Desulfurization (FGD) systems will be increasingly applied "throwaway" procedures producing a disposable gypsum waste and two re- Testing of Limestone/Lime Scrubbing.

Settling characteristics of lime/limestone scrubbing sludges are directly related to the degree of compaction. The factors affecting this parameter include the following, all of which are currently under investigation by TVA (SL).

A limestone wet scrubber ( stoichiometry) was used to remove flyash and SO2 to meet New Source Performance Standards. Underflow from the scrubber to the waste disposal system is a 15% solids slurry.

A total of system design and operation variations were prepared for the alternative processes. Economics of disposal of lime/limestone scrubbing wastes: surface mine disposal and Dravo landfill processes.

Arthur L. Kohl, Richard B. Nielsen, in Gas Purification (Fifth Edition), Process Description. The overall effects of the double alkali process are identical to those of the limestone/ lime slurry processes—SO 2 is removed from the gas, lime or limestone is consumed, and a calcium sulfite or sulfate by-product is produced.

The intermediate steps, however, are quite different and result. The growing amount of carbide lime waste (CLW), a by-product of acetylene production, has resulted in environmental problems. In the present study, the potential use of CLW for wastewater.

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Production and disposal of wastes from dry and wet flue-gas cleaning systems. Author (SOa) from flue gases was by "wet" scrubbing with lime, limestone, or sodium bicarbonate.

Although this approach was quite effective for removing up to 90% of the SO^, there were and still are many problems. $, Lime $, Electricity $, Cited by: 2. − Lime scrubbing Lime and water Marketable gypsum, sludge, waste water % 95–99% − Seawater scrubbing Seawater and limestone or lime Waste treated seawater % 90–95% Spray dry scrubbers Lime or calcium oxide and water Mixture of calcium-sulfate, sulfite, and flying ash % 90–95% Sorbent injection processes Limestone or.

For a stoichiometric excess ofthe use of Wülfragan is kg/h or 5 kg/day (hour operation). On an annual basis ( working days) this means 1 tonnes per year, which comes down to 21 tonnes per year per 1 Nm 3 /h or 2 EUR per year per 1 Nm 3 /h.

The disposal costs for chemical waste amount to – EUR/ton. FROM WASTE GASES: LIME-LIMESTONE A. Slack and H. Falkenberry, Tennessee Valley Authority and R. Harrington, Environmental Protection Agency Lime-limestone scrubbing is being adopted as the basic method of controlling SO2 emission from power plants.

Use in other industries that emit SO2 is limited but is likely to increase. Wet-limestone scrubbing is a classic example of an acid-base chemistry reaction applied on a large industrial scale. Simply stated, an alkaline limestone slurry reacts with acidic sulfur dioxide. Experimental Study on Reactivity of Limestone in FGD System of projecting preliminary design and economics for lime- and limestone-scrubbing flue gas desulfurization systems.

alternative.A Sustainable Method for Consuming Waste Concrete and Limestone Khalid M. Shaheen1, Ehab E. Aziz2 [email protected], [email protected] Abstract: This research focuses on recycling of waste concrete and limestone resulting from processing raw limestone to render it suitable for use as building envelopes and decorative : Khalid M.

Shaheen, Ehab E. Aziz.disposed on land. Lime/limestone systems are employed on 98% of all new U.S. capacity with operating FGD systems, and on 91% of new capacity with FGD systems under construction. Of these, the majority use limestone rather than lime as the scrubbing agent.1 In .