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Author: Lynn Knight
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: pollution, prevention, guides, programs, pretreatment, municipal
Number of Pages: 96
Published: 1993-06-01
ISBN-10: 0788123823
ISBN-13: 9780788123825

Provides an overview of pollution prevention concepts, presents a way to identify & prioritize industries as candidates for pollution prevention, & outlines a broadly applicable approach to integrating pollution prevention concepts into existing pretreatment programs. Includes pollution prevention summaries on the following industries: automotive-related, commercial printing, fabricated metal products, paint manufacturing, pesticide formulation, photoprocessing, & more. Contains a comprehensive list of pollution prevention resources. 30 charts, tables & graphs.

Author: David T. Allen
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: chemical, refining, processing, problems, industries, handbook, prevention, processes, pollution, solved
Number of Pages: 162
Published: 2004-08-30
ISBN-10: 0788114077
ISBN-13: 9780788114076

Covers elements of pollution prevention programs, identifying pollution prevention options for chemical processes, selecting the best pollution prevention options, and pollution prevention case study modules with solved problems. Suitable for use in short courses, training sessions, and as a supplementary text in university-based engineering design courses. 50 charts and tables.

Author: Sara R. Tompson
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: status, future, recommendations, current, resources, pollution, prevention, information, lakes
Number of Pages: 52
Published: 1995-10-01
ISBN-10: 0788124498
ISBN-13: 9780788124495

Determines the extent to which pollution prevention information is being provided in the Great Lakes region of the U.S. & Canada, Analyzes the completeness of these information dissemination efforts. Includes a survey of pollution prevention information providers, & the evaluation of the results of a survey. The study identifies several broad ways in which pollution prevention information providers can collaborate to better serve information needs. Charts & tables.

Author: Benjamin Van Rooij
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Keywords: development, regulation, pollution
Number of Pages: 33
Published: 2008-06
ISBN-10: 9087280432
ISBN-13: 9789087280437

Over the last decades, some non-OECD countries such as Brazil, Indonesia, Colombia, Mexico, India and China have been rapidly industrializing. While this has had positive effects on economic growth, it has also caused pollution with severe effects on the natural environment, human health, and global climate change. In response to the new pollution threat, most of the industrializing economies have installed pollution prevention and control regulations, and implementing institutions. In practice, however, the regulations often fail to achieve the desired results. Violations of the law remain pe

Author: Barry Leonard
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: industry, rev, electroplating, technology, regulations, environmental
Number of Pages: 341
Published: 2008-04
ISBN-10: 1428988734
ISBN-13: 9781428988736

Under Federal law, the electroplating industry is bound by a multitude of pollution control requirements for wastewater & solid waste residues. The EPA is responsible for preparing the detailed regulations & establishing the administrative procedures for carrying out these laws. This pub. provides the electroplating industry with a summary of the laws, regulatory activities, & technologies (in 1985) that affect decisions regarding wastewater treatment & solid waste handling & disposal. Contents: Overview; Water Pollution Control Regulations; Water Pollution Control Technologies; Water Pollutio

Author: Gregory Ondich
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: epa, program, research, prevention, pollution
Number of Pages: 92
Published: 1992-06-01
ISBN-10: 0788129570
ISBN-13: 9780788129575

A comprehensive overview of pollution prevention in the U.S. Begins by explaining what pollution prevention is, the EPAıs strategies and research programs, and research priorities. Identifies priority environmental problems and discusses problem-specific research on such subjects as indoor air pollutants, pesticides, ozone depleting substances, and more. Covers the importance of research programs and the tools used to implement them. Many diagrams. Extensive bibliography.

Author: Frank Rusco
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: oil, research, pollution, response, coordinate, prevention, needs, gas, interagency, committee, federal
Number of Pages: 29
Published: 2011-08
ISBN-10: 1437984991
ISBN-13: 9781437984996

Congress passed the Oil Pollution Act in 1990 which established the Interagency Coordinating Comm. on Oil Pollution Research (ICC) to coordinate an oil pollution research program among fed. agencies, incl. developing a plan, having the Nat. Acad. of Sciences review that plan, and reporting to Congress on the interagency committeeżs efforts biennially. The 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion and fire led to the largest oil spill in U.S. history, raising new concerns about the effects of oil spills. This report assessed the extent to which the ICC has facilitated the coordination of fed. agencies
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