MadSci Network: Environment & Ecology

Subject: What are the by-products of incinerating CFC gasses.

Date: Thu Jul 27 16:55:17 2000
Posted by Dwayne Crosby
Grade level: grad (non-science) School: University of Houston
City: Houston State/Province: TX Country: US
Area of science: Environment & Ecology
ID: 964731317.En

As I understand it, incinerating these gasses produces dioxins and furans 
which are very bad for the environment and its inhabitants. I also 
understand that the gas breaks down into flouric and hydrochloric acids 
that cant be completely scrubbed in the scrubber section of an 
incinerator. I am interested to know if it is better to recycle or 

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