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P2 for Area Source Categories: Complete List of Reference Documents
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Reasons to Change
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Auto Refinish Project Best Practices Kit
Abstract: Checklists and fact sheets on painting topics including: sanding, solvent wipe down, paint mixing, spray painting, spray gun cleaning, health and safety management and working with isocyanates.
Source: EPA
URL: http://www.epa.gov/opptintr/dfe/pubs/auto/trainers/index.htm

Clean Air Rules: Will They Affect You?
Abstract: Automotive refinish coatings future may hold additional regulatory requirements. Describes rulemaking and the participation of industry associations, EPA and auto body shops in the process, as well as the history of regulation and anticipated change.
Source: Automotive Body Repair News
URL: http://www.searchautoparts.com/abrn/operations-distribution/
clean-air-rules-will-they-affect-you

White paper: Sector-Based Pollution Prevention: Toxic Reductions [PDF]
Abstract: The Delta Institute found that the best way to prevent pollution from industrial boilers is through efficiency increases. This report gives guidelines developed in the great lakes region for improving efficiency.
Source: The Delta Institute
URL: http://www.energycentral.com/reference/whitepapers/101293/


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Automotive Refinishing Pollution Prevention Outreach Program - Results
Abstract: This case study presents the results of two P2 measures; the STAR training and the use of LaserPaint spray guns in five California auto body shops. Paint use dropped by up to 45% (as well as paint costs and emissions) as a result of these strategies.
Source: California Air Resources Board
URL: http://www.arb.ca.gov/coatings/p2/results.htm

Case Study on Industrial Boilers: Boiler Blowdown Heat Recovery [PDF]
Abstract: This case study discusses the possibility of recovering the heat from the boiler blowdown cleaning process and using it to preheat the feedwater. This process was installed at an Augusta Newsprint plant and was found to save $31,000 dollars annually.
Source: Department of Energy
URL: http://www.nrel.gov/docs/fy02osti/31697.pdf

Case Study on Industrial Boilers: Boiler Blowdown Heat Recovery [PDF]
Abstract: This case study discusses the possibility of recovering the heat from the boiler blowdown cleaning process and using it to preheat the feedwater. This process was installed at an Augusta Newsprint plant and was found to save $31,000 dollars annually.
Source: Department of Energy
URL: http://www.nrel.gov/docs/fy02osti/31697.pdf


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Air Toxics Strategy [PDF]
Abstract: This fact sheet defines "air toxics" and gives an overview of the goals of the Air Toxics Strategy, details the EPA's progress to date, lists the 33 hazardous air pollutants (HAPs and the 70 area sources subject to the new rules).
Source: EPA
URL: http://www.epa.gov/ttn/atw/urban/strategyfs0303.pdf

Ethylene Oxide (EtO) Sterilizers [PDF]
Abstract: Fact Sheet: Background of regulations concerning EtO. Presents alternatives that can be used. *Note that hospital exemption is no longer valid.*
Source: Hazardous and Medical Waste Programs, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD
URL: http://www.drozek.us/documents%20on%20Web%20site/Teaching/ar
ticles%20and%20topics/surgery%20misc/EOS/EtOSterilizers.pdf

Ethylene Oxide Fact Sheet [PDF]
Abstract: Fact sheet written to give employers the information they need in order to manage staff exposure to EtO.
Source: OSHA
URL: http://www.osha.gov/OshDoc/data_General_Facts/ethylene-oxide
-factsheet.pdf

Fact Sheet: Industrial Boilers
Abstract: This fact sheet describes the process of establishing NESHAP regulation of major industrial boiler sources.
Source: EPA
URL: http://www.epa.gov/ttn/oarpg/t3/fact_sheets/boilerrecon_fs2.
html

Frequently Asked Questions for Auto Body Refinishing Area Source Rule [PDF]
Abstract: Explains why this rule is being proposed, who will be affected, what toxics the rule is targeting, impacts on industry and more.
Source: EPA
URL: http://www.epa.gov/ttn/atw/area/auto/autobody_refinishing_fa
q_03-02-2006.pdf


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Local Source Control Technical Assistance Manual - Auto Body Pilot [PDF]
Abstract: Manual outlines requirements recommended and enforced by Washington State Department of Ecology that affect auto body shops.
Source: Washington Department of Ecology
URL: http://www.ecy.wa.gov/pubs/0804017.pdf


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Power Point Presentation: Background on the National Framework for Area Source Regulation [PDF]
Abstract: Describes characteristics of area sources, CAA requirements, implementation challenges, the proposed framework of the area source rules, regulatory approaches and benefits of P2.
Source: EPA
URL: http://www.epa.gov/air/caaac/pdfs/07-28-05areasource.pdf

Power Point Presentation: Background on the National Framework for Area Source Regulation [PDF]
Abstract: Describes characteristics of area sources, CAA requirements, implementation challenges, the proposed framework of the area source rules, regulatory approaches and benefits of P2.
Source: EPA
URL: http://www.epa.gov/air/caaac/pdfs/07-28-05areasource.pdf


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About Air Toxics
Abstract: Describes air toxics, the health and environmental effects and how are people exposed. Lists ways to find out about toxics in your community and what progress has the EPA made on reducing toxics so far. Also gives Spanish translation.
Source: EPA
URL: http://www.epa.gov/ttn/atw/allabout.html

Health Effects Notebook for Hazardous Air Pollutants
Abstract: Fact sheets that describe the effects on human health of substances defined as hazardous by the 1990 amendments of the Clean Air Act. These include volatile organic chemicals, pesticides, herbicides, and radionuclides.
Source: EPA
URL: http://www.epa.gov/ttn/atw/hlthef/hapindex.html

Hospital/Medical/Infectious Waste Incinerators
Abstract: The purpose of this page is to provide information regarding EPA's air emission regulations for Hospital/Medical/Infectious Waste Incinerators (HMIWI).
Source: EPA
URL: http://www.epa.gov/ttn/atw/129/hmiwi/rihmiwi.html

NESHAPS - Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) Standards
Abstract: Links to MACT standards, background information, and guidance documents.
Source: EPA
URL: http://www.epa.gov/epawaste/hazard/tsd/td/combust/index.htm

P2RX Hospital Sterilizer Topic Hub
Abstract: This website gives extensive pollution prevention information and resources for the hospital sterilizer sector. The focus of this website is air pollution emission reduction in anticipation of the area source rule regulating EtO.
Source: P2RX
URL: http://pprc.org/hubs/toc.cfm?hub=1008&subsec=7&nav=7

P2RX Auto Body Topic Hub
Abstract: This website gives extensive information about pollution prevention for the Auto Body sector, including case studies, guides and fact sheets as well as a long list of useful links.
Source: P2RX
URL: http://www.p2rx.org/topichubs/subsection.cfm?hub=5&subsec=1&
nav=1

Rule and Implementation for Commercial Sterilizers
Abstract: National emissions standards for commercial sterilizers.
Source: EPA
URL: http://www.epa.gov/ttn/atw/eo/eopg.html

Rule and Implementation Information for Chromium Electroplating
Abstract: Rules related to the national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants in the production of chromium electroplating.
Source: EPA
URL: http://www.epa.gov/ttn/atw/chrome/chromepg.html

Rule and Implementation Information for Halogenated Cleaning Solvents(Degreasing Organic Cleaners)
Abstract: National emission standards for halogenated solvent cleaning.
Source: EPA
URL: http://www.epa.gov/ttn/atw/degrea/halopg.html

Rule and Implementation Information for Municipal Solid Waste Landfills
Abstract: National emission standards for municipal solid waste landfills.
Source: EPA
URL: http://www.epa.gov/ttn/atw/landfill/lndfillpg.html

Rule and Implementation Information for Other Solid Waste Incinerators
Abstract: The purpose of this page is to provide information regarding EPA's air emission regulations for Other Solid Waste Incinerators (OSWI).
Source: EPA
URL: http://www.epa.gov/ttn/atw/129/oswi/oswipg.html

Rule and Implementation Information for Perchloroethylene Dry Cleaning Facilities
Abstract: National perchloroethylene air emission standards for dry cleaning facilities.
Source: EPA
URL: http://www.epa.gov/ttn/atw/dryperc/dryclpg.html

Rule and Implementation Information for Portland Cement Manufacturing Industry
Abstract: National emission standards for hazardous air pollutants from the Portland Cement manufacturing industry.
Source: EPA
URL: http://www.epa.gov/ttn/atw/pcem/pcempg.html

Rule and Implementation Information for Publicly Owned Treatment Works (POTW)
Abstract: National emission standards for publicly owned treatment works (POTW).
Source: EPA
URL: http://www.epa.gov/ttn/atw/potw/potwpg.html

Rule and Implementation Information for Secondary Aluminum Production
Abstract: National emission standards for hazardous air pollutants for secondary aluminum production.
Source: EPA
URL: http://www.epa.gov/ttn/atw/alum2nd/alum2pg.html

Rule and Implementation Information for Secondary Lead Smelters
Abstract: National emission standards for secondary lead smelters.
Source: EPA
URL: http://www.epa.gov/ttn/atw/lead2nd/lead2pg.html

Technology Transfer for the Air Toxics Rules
Abstract: Information regarding the status and history of rulemaking process for air toxics including area source rules, deadlines for proposal and promulgation and affected industries.
Source: EPA
URL: http://www.epa.gov/ttn/atw/area/arearules.html

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