NOX, Dioxins, Furans and dust, especially PM 2.5 is additional. Not forgetting accidents. And explosions.
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Covanta SEMASS cited for safety violations
ROCHESTER — Two years after an explosion caused a two-day fire and led to the discovery of safety violations, the SEMASS trash-burning plant has been cited for four more violations.
.On March 31, 2007, a fire, which burned for two days, broke out at the plant following an explosion in a garbage shredder. That blaze caused $18 million in damage and required the help of firefighters from 36 surrounding towns.