volume 39, issue 20, P4879-4886 2005
DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2005.03.016
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Elisabeth Bagge, Leena Sahlström, Ann Albihn

Abstract: In Sweden, full-scale, commercial biogas plants (BGP), which process low-risk animal waste, operate a separate pre-pasteurisation at 70 degrees C for 60 min as required by EEC regulation 1774/2002. The purpose of this study was to establish if, during pasteurisation and further processing and handling in full-scale BGPs, pathogens in biowaste could be sufficiently reduced to allow its use on arable land. Four BGPs were sampled on six occasions during 1 year. Sampling was performed from six locations during bio…

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