PFAS “Forever Chemicals” Continue to be Problematic: EPA Tightens Restrictions
PFAS in the environment are an ongoing issue we have addressed in previous posts. They are chemicals that can be found in everyday products. PFAS g...
Millions of Acres of US Cropland May Be Contaminated by PFAS
A recent article in EcoWatch indicates that 20 million acres of farmland in the US may be contaminated by PFAS. Learn more.
Maine Introduces Bill to Ban Spreading Biosolids with PFA
A bill is being proposed in Maine that would outlaw the spreading of sludge or biosolids with PFAS. Learn more.
EPA Regulations Coming for Gasification Units / Sludge Dryers
While gasification has been used for some time, it has become an increasing popular method for waste incineration and therefore now under review for i
Advantages of Multiple Hearth Furnace Rehab vs New Sludge Dryer for PFAS Elimination
PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) have been an important topic recently as the number of these “forever chemicals” have increasingly b...
IFCO Burner Tile
Before and After photos showing IFCO's talented refractory crews replacing a burner tile inside a Multiple Hearth Furnace
Rising Number of PFAS Found in Home Fertilizer
A new report regarding a rise in PFAS in home fertilizer and contaminating vegetables is cause for concern. PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substanc...
Removing PFAS – Multiple Hearth Furnaces vs. Fluidized Bed Incinerators
PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) contamination has been a growing concern among water industry professionals. Find out what can be done...
Multi Hearth Furnace Back Up and Running
This Multi Hearth Furnace has been down for two years but restarting today was piece of cake.
Importance of Backup Incinerators
Backup incinerators can be critical for continued functioning if the primary furnace fails or has a temporary issue. These backup burners will fire...
Sewage Sludge Incineration: Multiple Hearth Furnace (MHF) versus Fluidized Bed Incinerator (FBI)
Industrial Furnace Co, Inc's presentation compares and contrasts a Multiple Hearth Furnace (MHF) and Fluidized Bed Incinerator (FBI) with regards t...
PFAS in Vermont Waterways
A news station in Burlington, VT recently reported a story titled, "Vt. wastewater plants sending landfill PFAS into waterways". The report talks ...
New Hampshire Enforcing Strict PFAS Standards
Perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances, also known collectively as PFAS, continue to draw attention for their potentially harmful effects. T...
RTO (Regenerative Thermal Oxidizer) Systems in Conjunction with MHFs
RTO (Regenerative Thermal Oxidizer) systems are being introduced at MHF sites to reduce heavy slag and temperatures. They help address EPA regulato...
An Ohio community complains about the biosolids spread across the local farmlands
Another interesting post about upset neighbors in a rural Ohio community. The odors and pollutants used in the fertilizers are causing rising concerns