Dollard, Jon
September 2010
Pollution Engineering;Sep2010, Vol. 42 Issue 9, p22
Trade Publication
The article introduces the concepts and process of plasma gasification in managing municipal solid wastes in the U.S. It provides an overview of plasma gasification process which transforms municipal solid wastes (MSW) to a fuel gas and a vitreous slag. It outlines the potential benefits and drawbacks of MSW plasma gasification which include risk reduction when compared to other alternatives and the high capital costs required in the construction of the plant.


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