Approach to save tire-derived fuel needs to be found

October 2007
Rubber & Plastics News;10/1/2007, Vol. 37 Issue 5, p8
Trade Publication
The article reflects on a federal court ruling in U.S. concerning burning of scrap tires as fuel. It is stated that as an implication of the ruling, scrap tires may no longer be a viable source of fuel for burning because of requirements under a tough legislation. It is viewed that the ruling puts a major method of disposing of used tires in jeopardy. It is highlighted that the decision is especially problematic for cement kiln companies.


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