|Gossman Consulting, Inc|
Technical Assistance to the Secondary Aluminum Smelter Industry
Gossman Consulting, Inc.
provides technical assistance
to industries complying with the MACT regulations. In the
Secondary Aluminum Production MACT rule [Federal Register / Vol. 65,
No. 57 / 15699/ Thursday, March 23, 2000 / Rules and Regulations], EPA
feels that dioxin formation for secondary aluminum smelters is strongly
influenced by the temperature at the fabric filter inlet. EPA is also
of the opinion that temperature control is the means of preventing
Dioxin/Furan (D/F) formation (and enhancing HCl removal) in the fabric
filter. In addition, EPA has determined that temperature should be
monitored to ensure continuous compliance between periodic performance
tests because it is an indicator of control device performance for D/F
and HCl emissions. Gossman Consulting, Inc. (GCI) has been working with
MACT compliance issues, combustion, and dioxin control for many years
and this experience places GCI in a unique position of assisting with
these compliance issues.
More importantly, GCI has worked with spent pot liner and aluminum smelting waste in terms of various methods of recycling, including the use of the cement manufacturing process. GCI is an operationally oriented company with extensive combustion experience, and has investigated the aluminum smelting process as part of the cement combustion and disposal process. It is essential that cement manufacturers analyze everything going into their process not only from a regulatory standpoint but also from a process control standpoint. This is where GCI has developed experience relevant to secondary aluminum smelting (D/F) related issues.
GCI has experience in providing this assistance to industries required to meet MACT PCDD/PCDF emissions requirements . Please contact David Gossman at (563) 652-2822 for additional details.
The following links provide a few examples of the expertise we can provide.
Relevant Publications:SARA 313 (TRI) Reporting Requirements for Dioxins (PCDD/PCDFs)
If you have questions or wish to set up a meeting please contact David Gossman at (563) 652-2822 or send an e-mail
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