Guidance

Municipal waste incinerators emissions: impact on health

Documents relating to the possible links between emissions from municipal waste incinerators and effects on health.

Documents

RCE-13: the impact on health of emissions to air from municipal waste incinerators

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These documents provide advice and commentary on the potential links between emissions from municipal waste incinerators (MWIs) and effects on the health of nearby residents and other members of the public.

Past advice from the Health Protection Agency (HPA) is included in this set of documents. The HPA became Public Health England in 2013.

Published 1 February 2010
Last updated 15 October 2019 + show all updates
  1. Updated with statement on modern municipal waste incinerators (MWIs) study.
  2. First published.