Ash use on the rise in United States

Brown, Howard
April 1997
World Wastes;Apr97, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p16
Trade Publication
Cites a number of coal ash recycling projects launched as of April 1997. Ash recycling facility built by American Ash Recycling Corp.; Granular product manufactured by SEMASS Resource Recovery Facility from bottom ash; Ash use for road base at Commerce, California; Ash stabilization process developed by Wheelabrator Environmental Systems.


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