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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Data Sources

Global Anti-Incineration Alliance - Incinerators
EIA 2008
EIA 2012 Form 860
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Environmental Justice Analysis

Distance (miles)0 2.5 5 10 25
American Indian0.8%0.5%0.5%0.4%0.4%
Asian1.5%0.8%1.4%2.0%3.3%
Black24.1%44.5%21.6%19.9%34.8%
Hispanic6.2%3.8%4.2%5.2%4.9%
White66.0%48.0%70.1%70.4%54.7%
Population96830k148k531k2,150k
Income$50k$38k$46k$47k$51k
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Clean Water Action - DetroitInterested
Ecology Center (Ann Arbor)Interested
Sierra ClubInterested






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PowerTypeStatusFuel
25 MWBurner: Refractory Wall FurnaceClosedMunicipal Solid Waste 250 Tons Per Day
25 MWBurner: Refractory Wall FurnaceClosedMunicipal Solid Waste 300 Tons Per Day
25 MWBurner: Refractory Wall FurnaceClosedMunicipal Solid Waste 250 Tons Per Day

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Estimated Electricity Production
 MWh Energy
20000
20110
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