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Title:CLARIFICATION ON THE DISTINCTION BETWEEN THERMAL DESORBERS AND
RCRA Online Number:14266
Date:06/12/1998
To:Brugge
From:Luftig
Organization of Recipient:Patton Boggs, LLP
Description: Thermal desorbers utilizing controlled flame combustion (e.g., a directly fired chamber and/or a fired afterburner) meet the definition of incinerator. Thermal desorbers not using controlled flame combustion (e.g., an indirectly heated chamber with no afterburner) would be classified as miscellaneous units. Discusses the use of thermal desorption as a presumptive remedy for CERCLA sites with volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in soils.
Regulatory Citation(s) : 260.10, 264.340, 264.600, 265.340, 265.370 EXIT disclaimer
Statutory Citation(s):NA Read US Code 42, Chapter 82 EXIT disclaimer
Topic(s):Combustion of Hazardous Waste; Miscellaneous Units; Treatment
Approximate Number of Hardcopy Pages:4
EPA Publication Number:NA
RPPC Number (if applicable): NA
Official OSW Policy:No

 

 
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