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Cleaner Production Assessment in Meat Processing
Abstract: Focusing on cattle and pig abattoirs, this document is a thorough examination of the environmental impacts of meat processing, offering approaches industry and government can take to minimize those impacts.
Source: UNEP; COWI Consulting

Development Document for the Proposed Effluent Limitations Guidelines and Standards for the Meat and Poultry Products Industry Point Source Category (40 CFR 432)
Abstract: Complete documentation of proposed US EPA regulations to affect the meat processing industry, updating 1970s rules which sought to ensure the meat industry's compliance the Clean Water Act. Includes BATs and process descriptions.
Source: US EPA

Meat Packing Plants [PDF]
Abstract: This chapter describe the operations involved in beef processing, pork processing, and other meat processing.
Source: EPA


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