incinerator incinerator  /ɪn ˈsɪ nə ˌreɪ tər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a furnace for incinerating (especially to dispose of refuse)

Usage(s):

  1. A nearby incinerator burning toxic industrial waste has been fouling the base for more than a decade.
  2. A nearby incinerator burning toxic industrial waste has been fouling the base for more than a decade.
  3. Even with sophisticated and costly scrubbing technologies in place, critics say incinerator smokestacks still release too many pollutants.

News

  1. Doctors want state to revoke incineration plant permit

    Utah Physicians for a Healthy Environment called on state air quality regulators Monday to hold a public hearing on alleged violations at a medical waste incinerator plant in North Salt Lake. The group wants a public hearing on the plant's permit.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: KSL Salt Lake City

  2. Ohio EPA Sets Trash Incinerator Hearing

    The Ohio EPA set a public hearing for the proposed trash incinerator Cleveland Public Power is hoping to build on Ridge Road. Anyone interested in learning more or speaking out may attend at 6 p.m. June 12 at Estabrook Recreation Center: 4125 Fulton Road in Cleveland.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Cleveland Scene

  3. Jackson County Incinerator in Danger of Closing

    The end of a 25-year deal between the Department of Corrections and the Jackson County incinerator has the plant's future up in the air.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: WILX 10 Lansing

Quotes

  1. Belvedere councillor David Leaf said: "I am very disappointed with this decision and I know that the many campaigners who have been fighting the incinerator for more than a decade-and-a-half, will be deeply saddened by this terrible news. Residents...
    on Jan 19, 2007 By: David Evennett Source: News Shopper

  2. In the debate, Mrs Jackson said: "This is a positive incentive to incinerator operators to reach high standards and we would do well to remember, in these fuel poor days, that waste can be a useful fuel. But it is important to recognise that the...
    on Jun 17, 2008 By: Caroline Jackson Source: letsrecycle.com

  3. "These employees do a great job for the Incinerator Authority, and we felt we had to do everything we could to keep them employed, at least until the end of their contract," said Jersey City Mayor Jerramiah Healy. "Not only do they help keep...
    on May 12, 2010 By: Jerramiah Healy Source: The Jersey Journal - NJ.com

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