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Alphabetical Listing of Reference Documents by Title
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Auto Body Restoration and Painting
Abstract: Documents waste minimization and monetary savings resulting from pollution prevention in a family-owned auto body repair shop employing 17 people and specializing in auto body restoration and painting.
Source: Washington State Department of Ecology
Auto Body Shops Pollution Prevention Guide
Abstract: Guide to help shops identify and manage wastes, hazardous wastes, and best management procedures through self-assessment.
Source: Montana State University Extension Service Pollution Prevention Program
Autobody Paint Booth Arrestor Filter Waste Characterization
Abstract: Final Report on spent paint booth arrestor filters. Thirty autobody shops in King County and nine shops in Kitsap County were sampled and tested for heavy metals and persistent halogenated organic compounds (HOCs). The purpose of this study was to determine whether paint booth filters designate as hazardous waste and develop management recommendations.
Source: King County Waste Management Program
CCAR Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair
Abstract: This national Compliance Assistance Center helps those engaged in automotive service, collision repair and other sectors of the automotive industry better understand environmental responsibilities, and achieve compliance with environmental program requirements.
Source: Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair
Collision Repair: Reducing Waste and Costs
Abstract: Description and links to reducing several common waste streams in a collision repair shop including spills, wastewater, solvents, paint, packaging, gun washing, floor trenches and traps, and aerosols.
Source: Minnesota Technical Assistance Program (MnTAP)
How The New Motor Vehicle Waste Disposal Well Rule Affects Your Business [PDF]
Abstract: During normal vehicle repair and maintenance, vehicle fluids may drip, spill or otherwise enter floor drains or sinks in service areas. These fluids can introduce various toxic chemicals into drinking water sources. This guide describes the rule governing Class V injection wells, implemented in 1999 -- how to identify them, how to comply and best management practices.
Source: U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Abstract: The RCRA Online database is designed to enable users to locate documents, including publications and other outreach materials, that cover a wide range of RCRA issues and topics.
Spontaneous Combustion of Used Paint Booth Filters
Abstract: List of practices to minimize the potential for spontaneous combustion of used paint booth filters based on research to determine the cause of this problem.
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Hub Last Updated: 9/29/2013