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Industrial pollution prevention opportunities for the 1990s

Ivars J Licis

Industrial pollution prevention opportunities for the 1990s

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by Ivars J Licis

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Published by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Risk Reduction Engineering Laboratory in Cincinnati, OH .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pollution control industry -- United States,
  • Factory and trade waste -- United States,
  • Waste minimization -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIvars J. Licis, Herbert Skovronek, and Marvin Drabkin
    ContributionsSkovronek, H. S, Drabkin, Marvin, Risk Reduction Engineering Laboratory (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14710223M

    Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response, 69 books F. William Kirsch, 27 books Harry W. Edwards, 15 books Gwen P. Looby, 14 books Richard J. Jendrucko, 12 books Marvin Fleischman, 8 books United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, 8 books Ontario. Ministry of the Environment, 4 books Illinois. Pollution prevention programs already have demonstrated significant achievements. EPA points to the enthusiastic response to its voluntary "33/50" industrial toxics project, noting that "over companies have committed to an average reduction of 50 percent by , for an overall reduction commitment of million pounds" (EPA, b).

    Water has been a relatively neglected area of historical investigation. This study examines the changing way in which water has been used in England and Wales since the industrial revolution, through the Victorian period and up to the s. The author stresses the environmental and political issues as well as the social: the development of water supply and . 5. Promotion measures for industrial waste reuse and pollution prevention. Based on the experiences (early s) in the implementation of industrial waste minimization (IWM) in Taiwan,,, current promotion measures for waste reuse and pollution prevention in industry are briefly described in the following key elements: by:

      Air Pollution Prevention and Control: Bioreactors and Bioenergy is the first reference work to give a broad overview of bioprocesses for the mitigation of air pollution. Primarily intended for researchers and students in environmental engineering, biotechnology and applied microbiology, the book will also be of interest to industrial and.   The prevention and control of industrial pollution are highly encouraged by governments worldwide. The U.S. government, for example, charges a carbon tax and subsidies alternative sources of energy, like solar power. Companies in certain industries are required to obtain pollution permits.


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Industrial pollution prevention opportunities for the 1990s by Ivars J Licis Download PDF EPUB FB2

Industrial pollution prevention opportunities for the s Author: Ivars J Licis ; H S Skovronek ; Marvin Drabkin ; Risk Reduction Engineering Laboratory (U.S.) ; Science Applications International Corporation.

EPA/// August INDUSTRIAL POLLUTION PREVENTION OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE s by Ivars J. Licis Waste Minimization, Destruction and Disposal Research Division Risk Reduction Engineering Laboratory Cincinnati, OH based on draft information by Herbert S.

Skovronek Science Applications International Corporation. This program is an EPA pollution prevention initiative started in thatmore» The program derives its name from the EPA's national reduction goals for 17 high priority toxic pollutants - 33 percent reduction by and 50 percent by United States Environmental Protection Agency Risk Reduction Engineering Laboratory Cincinnati OH Research and Development EPA//S/ Sept.

v/EPA Project Summary Industrial Pollution Prevention Opportunities for the s Ivars J. Licis, Herbert Skovronek, and Marvin Drabkin A set of criteria was developed for the purpose of subjectively prioritizing industry segments for their pollution prevention potential.

Pollution prevention in the industrial sector is hardly a new concept. Industrial operations traditionally have adopted a variety of waste reduction techniques to lower costs of production to increase by: Industrial Pollution Prevention. Sustainable economic development is necessary to improve the standard of liv ing and quality of life in the developing countries.

It is also required to maintain or enhance their attributes for those lands already commercially developed. Past experience indicates that one of the most important elements in the economic growth is the development.

The U.S. Congress passed the Pollution Prevention Act in October Pollution prevention is clearly a concept that will be of increasing importance to.

A set of criteria was developed for the purpose of subjectively prioritizing industry segments for their pollution prevention potential and their opportunity for improvement.

Using this set of criteria, high priority industries were selected from a Standard Industry Classification (SIC)-based list for investigation of the need or opportunity for waste reduction through source reduction. Text of the Pollution Prevention Act of (3) The opportunities for source reduction are often not realized because existing regulations, and the industrial resources they require for compliance, focus upon treatment and disposal, rather than source reduction; existing regulations do not emphasize multi-media management of pollution; and businesses need information.

Regardless of its size or nature, every industry generates waste and is responsible for imple-menting the practices of pollution prevention and waste minimization in its day-to-day operations. Whether it's dirty water or toxic wastes, industrial pollution is all the same in one way: it reduces a business's profitability.

Industrial pollution prevention opportunities for the s Author: Ivars J Licis ; Marvin Drabkin ; H S Skovronek ; Risk Reduction Engineering Laboratory (U.S.). Abstract. Any industrial facility is a complex entity which needs many different skills to operate properly (i.

e., management, financing, marketing, purchasing, scheduling, labor) Planning and implementing a pollution prevention program is just as complex, because pollution prevention ethic must permeate every activity conducted at the : Thomas T. Shen. The Pollution Prevention Act of established as national policy the following waste management hierarchy designed to prevent pollution and encourage recycling.

Prevention—to eliminate or reduce pollution at the source whenever feasible. Recycling—to recycle unpreventable wastes in an environmentally safe manner whenever feasible.

Pollution prevention approaches can be applied to all potential and actual pollution-generating activities, including those found in the energy, agriculture, federal, consumer and industrial sectors. Prevention practices are essential for preserving wetlands, groundwater sources and other critical ecosystems - areas in which we especially want.

Focuses on pollution prevention as the technologically viable environmental ethic of the s. Features chapters from industry on the successful application of modern process analytical chemistry to problems of waste minimization, source reduction, and pollution : Pollution Prevention: Fundamentals and Practice provides a thorough foundation in pollution prevention concepts and methods.

It fills an important role in the engineering curriculum by giving engineers in all disciplines the tools to incorporate environmental consequences in decision making in the same way that economic and safety factors are Cited by: POINT SOURCES OF POLLUTION: LOCAL EFFECTS AND IT’S CONTROL – Vol.

I - Industrial Pollution Prevention Strategy – Cleaner Production - SHI Lei, LI Ruirui and WEN Xianghua Bibliography Berkel R.V. Cleaner production perspectives for the next decade (Ⅱ), UNEP’s 6th international high-level seminar on cleaner production, Montreal, Canada [This.

2) 16 industry specific guides to pollution prevention, 3) Background Document on Clean Products Research and Implementation, and 4) Industrial Pollution Prevention Opportunities for the s. Much of the EPA's Pollution Prevention RD&D Program has focused on the development and demonstration of practical tools to encourage the development and Cited by: 3.

The best books on Pollution recommended by Rebecca Altman 'One of the themes that I hope shines through is the significance of the act of witnessing. These books have all been influential, and as a result, all stand as testaments to the cascading influence one person can have.'.

Pollution Prevention in the Pulp and Paper Industries. By Bahar K. Ince, Zeynep Cetecioglu and Orhan Ince. Submitted: November 29th Reviewed: March 15th Published: July 5th DOI: /Cited by:.

This Pollution Prevention Program Area contains guidance, tools, examples, and analyses of products and processes which can be substituted for existing products/processes or added to existing processes to reduce/eliminate pollution.

These tools, examples, products, and processes are all aids to meeting the EO goals.pollution, contamination of the environment as a result of human activities.

The term pollution refers primarily to the fouling of air, water, and land by wastes (see air pollution; water pollution; solid waste).In recent years it has come to signify a wider range of .Besides, industrial pollution has more hazardous effects on health and environment which if not taken care of at the moment would cause great havoc in the future.

Prevention. Industrial Air pollution: Air pollution is the most common form of pollution evolved from industry works. Some preventive measures to control Industrial Air Pollution is.