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medical waste-to-energy compliments of the DOE
Found this while surfing for infectious wastes. This is yet another
potential source of dioxin and other health damaging chemicals that are
contaminating food sources everywhere and it's supporting by the U.S.
Department of Energy, no less.
The title reads: ADVANCED COAL TECHNOLOGY OFFERS SOLUTIONS FOR GROWING
MEDICAL WASTE MANAGEMENT CRISIS AT U.S. HOSPITALS
**This project caps research begun six years ago by DOE's Office of
Fossil Energy. In 1990 DOE commissioned Penn State University to explore
the feasibility of the using of fluidized bed combustors to destroy
hospital waste. Donlee Technologies Inc. conducted pilot tests in 1991
using simulated noninfectious waste at its test facility in York,
Pennsylvania. The tests convinced researchers that fluidized bed
combustion is ideal for meeting the requirements of the health care
industry,** the article alleges.
Gee, medical waste-to-energy, compliments of Congress and the White
House at taxpayers expense.
Should I be surprised?