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Reporting Year 2012

Statistics - Processing Methods Usage Report

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Current practice: method use over the last 5 years
TypeMethod NamePlannedR&D ProgramDecreaseIncreaseSamePast PracticeCount
TreatmentCalcination    1 1
TreatmentCalcine Dissolution    1 1
TreatmentChemical Precipitation    2 2
TreatmentCompaction2   115
TreatmentDecontamination21  7 10
TreatmentEvaporation 11 316
TreatmentFilter Leaching    1 1
TreatmentFiltration 1  1 2
TreatmentIncineration4 1 118
TreatmentIon Exchange    1 1
TreatmentMetal Melting    2 2
TreatmentOrganic Destruction    1 1
TreatmentOxidation    1 1
TreatmentRadionuclide Separation1     1
TreatmentSegregation/Sorting 1  2 2
TreatmentShredding and Compaction1    12
TreatmentSize Reduction 1  13 5
TreatmentSludge washing1     1
TreatmentSuper Compaction 1   23
TreatmentThermal Treatment (non incineration)1   1 2
TreatmentWastewater Treatment 1  2 2
ConditioningBituminization    1 2
ConditioningCasting (of metal and slag)    1 1
ConditioningCementation11 25 9
ConditioningContainerization11 1  2
ConditioningEncapsulation 1   1 2
ConditioningGrouting   2114
ConditioningPolymerization    1 1
ConditioningStabilization 1  1 1
Data source: NEWMDB