37 CFR 1.47 Notice by Publication Notice is hereby given of the filing of an national stage application with a petition under 37 CFR 1.47 requesting acceptance of the application without the signature of all inventors. The petition has been granted. A notice has been sent to the last known address of the non-signing inventor. The inventor whose signature is missing (Heikki Rihtamo) may join in the application by promptly filing an appropriate oath or Declaration complying with 37 CFR 1.497. The international application number is PCT/FI98/00629 and was filed on 14 August 1998 in the name of Heikki Rihtamo and Hannu Laukkanen for the invention entitled PROCEDURE AND APPARATUS FOR THE TREATMENT OF WASTE. The national stage application number is 09/485,742 and has a 35 U.S.C. 371 date of 17 August 2000.