TITLE

Skimming Off the (Wastewater) Surface

AUTHOR(S)
SMIDANSKY, KAREN
PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
Pollution Engineering;Jun2009, Vol. 41 Issue 6, p37
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the benefits of skimming oil from wastewater and recycle it or resell it in an industrial heater in the U.S. It notes that recovered or used oil has a thicker viscosity and posses greater energy than fuel oil and coal. It also adds that oil burning prevents oil from entering the watershed and could reduce the risk of transportation spill. Moreover, it offers cost advantage to manufacturers.
ACCESSION #
40521892

 

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