Pioneer Valley Resource Recovery Facility
OperatingTrash Incinerator           Total Power
9.4 MW
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188 M Street Extension
Agawam, MA 01001
United States
Hampden County
Latitude: 42.09112
Longitude: -72.5902
Year Opened: 1988
Water Source: Municipality
Notes
Located on on west bank of CT River across from Basketball Hall of Fame, north side of water treatment plant, south of Memorial Bridge.
Co-combusts wastewater treatment plant sludge and fats, oil and grease (FOG) with MSW.

1985 Built by Vicon/Enercon, & Fluor Corp
SRR LP sold facility to eco/Springfield (subsid of EnergyAnswers Corp of Albany NY) in July 1999. This meant the end of put or pay contract. Covanta bought it 10/2007.
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Data Sources

Energy Recovery Council Incinerators - 2000
2012 U.S. Biomass Power Map
EIA 2008
Global Anti-Incineration Alliance - Incinerators
Energy Recovery Council 2010 Waste-to-Energy Database
EIA 2012 Form 860
EIA 2014 Form 860
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Environmental Justice Analysis

Distance (miles)0 2.5 5 10 25
American Indian0.2%0.8%0.5%0.4%0.3%
Asian3.5%3.2%2.9%2.4%2.5%
Black3.6%20.7%16.4%11.9%8.1%
Hispanic4.5%49.5%32.3%22.8%14.7%
White86.6%27.6%48.4%62.5%73.8%
Population1,21348k160k350k771k
Income$55k$27k$46k$51k$64k
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Covanta Springfield LLCOwner/Operator 






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PowerTypeStatusFuelSecondary Fuel(s)
9.4 MWBurner: Unknown TypeOperatingMunicipal Solid Waste Natural Gas Wood Waste Solids Tires

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