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Pollution Control in Fertilizer Production

Series: Environmental Science and Pollution Series Volume: 10

Edited By: C A Hodge and N N Popovici

520 pages, illustrated

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 1994 | #108679 | ISBN: 0824791886
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About this book

This timesaving guide addresses nearly every aspect of pollution control for the mining, production, transportation, and distribution of chemical fertilizers covering current and emerging technologies for all segments of the industry, including raw materials production, end products, and by-products.


Part 1 Introduction: Growth of the World Fertilizer Industry; Pollutants, Wastes, and By-Products of the Industry; Regulation and Pollution Control in the Fertilizer Industry. Part 2 Nitrogen Fertilizer Industry: Ammonia Production; Ammonia Pollution Control Measures; Ammonia Storage, Loading and Transport; Nitric Acid Production; Impact of NO Abatement on the Fertilizer Industry; Ammonium Nitrate and Nitrochalk. Part 3 Phosphate Fertilizer Industry: Introduction to the Phosphate Fertilizer Industry; Phosphate Rock Storage, Transportation and Processing; Sulfuric Acid Production; Sulfuric Acid Storage and Transport; Impact of SO2 Abatement on the Fertilizer Industry; Phosphoric Acid by Wet Process - Recovery of Fluorine-Containing Gases; Phosphoric Acid by Wet Process - Phosphogypsum, Transport, Storage and Utilization. Part 4 Potassium Fertilizer Industry: Introduction to the Potassium Fertilizer Industry; Environmental Aspects in Mining and Production of KCl; Long-Term Solid Waste Management and KCl Facilities Decommissioning; Air Emissions at KCl Facilities. Part 5 Mixed Fertilizer Industry: MAP, DAP and NPK Fertilizers - Pollution Control Practices in Japan; MAP, DAP and NPK Fertilizers - Pollution Control Practices in the United States and Europe; Nitrophosphate-Based NPK Fertilizer - Air Pollution Control; Nitrophosphate-Based NPK Fertilizer - Wastewater Treatment. Part 6 Liquid Fertilizer Industry; Ammonium Phosphate Solutions and Suspensions; Hot and Cold Blend Liquid Fertilizer Plants; Containment Systems for Liquid Fertilizer Plants; Plant Site Remediation.

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