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CORD would take by-products from 16 distilleries to fuel the biomass power station with the resulting electricity being sold to the National Grid.
Davenport adds that while many by-products of the biofuels industry can be used as energy sources, "chemicals provide a higher value.
Although studying the inhibitory effect of individual by-products is important for formulating hydrolyzate production, synergism could occur due to the presence of multiple by-products in most hydrolyzates.
For the new study, the team tested water from 12 treatment plants for the 50 unregulated by-products that EPA scientists ranked as most likely to cause cancer.
In 1998, the Stage 1 Disinfection By-Products Rule (DBPR) was established, updating and superseding the original THM limits.
Mr Kane believes the project will also stimulate innovation as companies redevelop products so that their by-products have value and create new products from existing waste streams.
National By-Products rejected this and pointed out that matters affecting the environment would be dealt with when the licence application is considered by the Environmental Protection Agency.
The animal by-products regulation covers everything from a ham sandwich that's past its sell-by date to a fallen farm animal, and requires the products to be incinerated, rendered, composted or treated with biogas to break down the materials.
Scientists who tested eight indoor pools in London found "relatively high" concentrations of the disinfectant by-products (THMs) which have been linked to reproductive problems.
Research shows that swimming pools could be a "major pathway" for the uptake of some by-products of chlorination among pregnant women who swim often.
The authors' emphasis on proper characterization of wastestreams, adequate documentation of results and verification of sites where the by-products will be reused should serve as a framework to guide beneficial reuse projects.
They attempt to control contaminants (which over the long term are carcinogenic and may contribute to birth defects) formed when disinfectants (principally chlorine, chloramines, and chlorine dioxide) added to drinking water to eliminate pathogens combine with organic matter in source water to form by-products (trihalomethanes, haloacetic acids and bromate).