Central Wayne Air Quality
ClosedTrash Incinerator           
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4901 S. Inkster Rd.
Dearborn Heights, MI 48125
United States
Wayne County
Latitude: 42.27422
Longitude: -83.30708
Year Opened: 1964
Water Source: Municipality
Notes
built in the 1960s, was upgraded to meet then-extant air pollution standards with the help of a local millage enacted in the mid-1980s
Closed for 18 months in 1999-2000 and WTE added, and capacity expanded from 500 to 800 tons/day

"The incinerator built on the land eventually closed after financial difficulties and environmentalist protests" (8/14/2010 article)

"financial problems shuttered the plant for good" (8/21/2010 article)
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Global Anti-Incineration Alliance - Incinerators
EIA 2008
EIA 2012 Form 860
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PowerTypeStatusFuel
25 MWBurner: Refractory Wall FurnaceClosedMunicipal Solid Waste 250 Tons Per Day
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20000
20110
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