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Alphabetical Listing of Reference Documents by Title
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Challenges and solutions: Solvent technology for present and future air quality regulations [PDF]
Abstract: Solvent regulations and new technologies to reduce or use safer solvents in paint and coating formulations.
Source: Eastman Chemical Company
Lean and Environment Case Study: Columbia Paint (Spokane, Washington) [PDF]
Abstract: A team worked to identify numerous productivity and environmental improvements at this paint manufacturing facility, via integration of lean and P2. Annual savings are over $130k.
Source: Washington Department of Ecology
National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP): Miscellaneous Organic Chemical Manufacturing and Miscellaneous Coating Manufacturing; Final Rule [PDF]
Abstract: Final Rule for NESHAP for paint manufacturing
NJ Waste Reduction for Paint Formulators
Abstract: Factsheet briefly lists typical wastes and reduction opportunities for paint formulators. Contact New Jersey DEP, Division of Hazardous Waste Management, 401 East Street, CN028, 5th Floor, Trenton, NJ 08628.
Source: New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
Safe Alternatives for the Chemical, Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Industries: Paint Manufacturing [PDF]
Abstract: Case study showed significant savings osts by cleaning the paint tank immediately after use, before paint has cured. Cleaning with plain water or a pressure washer are significantly cheaper and less hazardous options.
Source: Katy Wolf, Institute for Research and Technical Assistance
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