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Title Shipboard pollution control : U.S. Navy Compliance with MARPOL Annex V / Committee on Shipboard Pollution Control, Naval Studies Board, Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications, National Research Council
Published Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1996
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 56 pages)
Contents Cover -- Copyright -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Table of Contents -- Executive Summary -- Shipboard Pollution Control: The U.S. Navy and MARPOL, Annex V -- Recommendations -- 1 Introduction -- Fleet Overview -- Operational Environment -- Managerial Aspects -- Technology -- U.S. Navy 1993 Plan -- Compliance Activities of Other Navies -- United Kingdom -- Germany -- U.S. Coast Guard Compliance Plan -- 2 Mechanical Methods -- Shredders and Compactors -- Pulpers -- Food Contamination -- Mechanical Processing Equipment -- 3 Incineration -- Introduction -- Applicability of Incineration to Navy Vessels -- Factors in the Use of Incineration -- Feed Systems -- Incinerator Grates -- Combustion Chambers -- Cooling Systems -- Emissions -- Health and Air Quality Concerns -- Obstacles to Incineration -- Short-Term Implementation of the Incineration Option -- 4 Long-Range Options: Competition for Incineration -- Alternative Destruction Technologies/Competitors for Incineration -- Pyrolytic Methods -- Oxidative Methods -- Shipboard Compatibility -- Discussion -- 5 Integrated Systems Approach -- 6 Long-Range Options: Advanced Methods for Handling Liquid Waste -- Five Sample Methods/Technologies -- Biological Treatment of Wastewater -- Advanced Separations -- Ultrafiltration -- Advanced Oxidation -- Semiconductor Photocatalysis -- Electrohydraulic Cavitation -- Pulsed-Power Cold-Plasma Reactors -- Shipboard Compatibility -- 7 Waste Handling on Submarines -- References -- Appendix A Waste Stream Characterization -- Appendix B Materials Management -- Packaging Reduction Opportunities -- Shipping Containers -- Soft Drinks -- Food Packaging -- Nonfood Packaging -- Summary -- Appendix C Air Emissions and Air Quality -- Introduction -- Measurements of Shipboard Incinerator Emissions -- EPA Standards for Municipal Incinerators -- Protocol for Characterization of Air Emissions from Navy Shipboard Incinerators -- Gaseous Emissions from Plastics Compactors: R & D Needs -- Pollutant Dispersion in the Marine Boundary Layer
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 44-46)
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Subject Marine pollution -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Ships -- Waste disposal -- Government policy -- United States.
Genre/Form Computer network resources
Form Electronic book
Author National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Shipboard Pollution Control.
ISBN 0309573696 (electronic bk.)
128025856X
9780309573696 (electronic bk.)
9781280258565