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What does MWI stand for?

MWI stands for Medical Waste Incinerator

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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a proposed rule in the December 1 edition of the Federal Register calling for medical waste incinerator emission standards that are significantly higher than those the agency originally proposed nearly 12 years ago.
The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed tougher air pollution standards for medical waste incinerators, which environmental groups said have been among the country's worst emitters of mercury and dioxins.
Mercury analyzers are used by environmental agencies, in industries that work with metals, such as mining and plating facilities, as well as in places where organic materials are combusted, such as coal-fired power plants and municipal and medical waste incinerators.
EPA (1997) Medical Waste Incinerators Final Rule CDC and NIH (1999) Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories NIH (2001) Guidelines for Research Involving Recombinant DNA Molecules USDA/Animal and Plant Health Animal and Plant Health Inspection Inspection Service (1997) Service (APHIS) requirements U.
The biggest dioxin sources in North America are municipal waste incinerators (25 percent), backyard trash burning (22 percent), cement kilns burning hazardous waste (18 percent), medical waste incinerators (11 percent), secondary copper smelters (8 percent), and iron sintering plants (7 percent).