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Air Filtration and Scrubbing

This wet scrubber removes ammonia, dust, and pathogens from air venting from a poultry facility

Practice Code: 371
Reporting Unit: Number (No.)

A device or system for reducing emissions of air contaminants from a structure via interception and/or collection.

Purposes and Benefits

To control gaseous and particulate air emissions from ventilated structures by inertial collection, filtration, electrostatic collection, adsorption, scrubbing, and/or bio-removal. Specifically, this practice standard can be used to reduce emissions of the following air contaminants that contribute to air quality resource concerns:

  • Direct emissions of particulate matter
  • Volatile organic compounds (VOCs)
  • Ammonia
  • Odorous sulfur compounds
  • Methane

Conservation Practice Documents

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