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Air pollution control in palm oil mill industry in Malaysia

K.A, M. Yaccob and Mohd. Yusoff, Mohd. Rashid (1989) Air pollution control in palm oil mill industry in Malaysia. In: Symposium On Environmental Perspectives Towarda The Year 2000 And Beyond, November 1989, Bangkok, Thailand.

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Abstract

In 1985 industry solid waste from the Malaysian palm oil milling industry is estimated to be 8.1 million tones. Efficient waste utilization technologies are therefore highly desirable to meet increasingly stringent environmental regulations. In order to overcome the problem, the technology of utilizing the solid wastes as the fuel to the boilers and incinerators was adopted. However, such processes of course have their associated duty of atmospheric emission and it is the objective of this paper to discuss the context of milling air pollution control practice in compliance with the Malaysian’s Environmental Quality (Clean Air) Regulation introduced in 1978.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects:T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering
Divisions:Chemical and Natural Resources Engineering (Formerly known)
ID Code:3932
Deposited By: Halimahtun Saadiah M. Saaid
Deposited On:05 Jul 2007 06:29
Last Modified:01 Jun 2010 03:13

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