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ECOLOGICAL MODELING OF POLLUTANTS IN ACCIDENTAL FIRE AT THE LANDFILL WASTE

ABSTRACT
Paper presents tyre as flammable material and some examples of tyre fires in the world. Uncontrolled tyre fires produce a lot of smoke and air pollutants, including benzene and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH). Great heat leads to the generation of pyrolytic oil which, when mixed with the fire extinguishing agent, contaminates the surrounding soil, surface water and underground water. Paper analyzes and presents in particular the emission factors of incomplete burning of waste car tyres. Metal dust emissions have been presented, volatile organic compund (VOC) emissions, slightly volatile organic compound (SVOC) emissions and emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH). Evaluation of the effect on the air quality has been graphically presented by modelling of uncotrolled tyre burning by using EPA "SCREEN 3 MODEL".
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PAPER SUBMITTED: 2011-05-31
PAPER REVISED: 2012-05-30
PAPER ACCEPTED: 2012-09-24
DOI REFERENCE: https://doi.org/10.2298/TSCI110531161S
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THERMAL SCIENCE YEAR 2013, VOLUME 17, ISSUE 3, PAGES [903 - 913]
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