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Re: E-M:/ Tire Combustion



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Enviro-Mich message from Isaac Elnecave <isaacmec@voyager.net>
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Unfortunately, Viking Lincoln and I think Viking McBain are also permitted
to use alternatively treated wood such as wood treated with creosote.

Isaac Elnecave

Lowell D Corbin wrote:

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> Enviro-Mich message from Lowell D Corbin <ufat2@juno.com>
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> Anne,
>
> I know that the Cadillac Renewable Energy plant was (and is presently)
> permitted to burn wood wastes with their request to use Tire Derived
> Fuels (TDF), (also known as old tires ground up), as supplemental fuels.
>
> If I'm not mistaken, I believe that the Lincoln Viking and the McBain
> Viking plants were also originally permitted to burn wood wastes.  It's
> just that TDF's give them about 5 times the amount of heat per pound of
> fuel burned, and that is why they want to burn tires.  They are cheap!
>
> Lowell D. Corbin
> Lansing
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> On Tue, 20 Feb 2001 13:35:53 -0500 "Anne M. Woiwode"
> <anne.woiwode@prodigy.net> writes:
> >
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> > Enviro-Mich message from "Anne M. Woiwode"
> > <anne.woiwode@prodigy.net>
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> > Folks:
> > If I am not mistaken, at least a couple of these were actually built
> > originally to burn "wood wastes" as part of an integrated wood
> > products production facility.  That means that the scraps from lumber,
> pole
> > and fiber production were to be burned to fuel the facility.  Can
> anyone
> > confirm that?  Anne Woiwode
>
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