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Economic Analysis of Proposed Effluent Guidelines--The Poultry Meat Processing Industry.

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The poultry meat processing industry comprises those establishments primarily engaged in slaughtering, dressing, cooking, smoking, rawboning, canning, freezing and dehydrating chickens, turkeys, and ducks for their own account or on a contract basis for the trade. Those plants primarily engaged in slaughtering and dressing poultry are classified under SIC Code 2016 while those primarily engaged in the preparation of processed poultry products from purchased carcasses are classified under SIC Code 2017. Establishments primarily engaged in the following SIC 2016 and 2017 activities are specifically excluded from this analysis: (1) killing, dressing, packing and further processing miscellaneous poultry (i.e., other than chickens, turkeys and ducks), rabbits and other small game and (2) drying, freezing and breaking of eggs.

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Date:
Reference #:
1974
W.74.17
Availability:
Yes
EPA Office:
Multiple offices
Office Suboffice:
Office of Water - Office of Policy Planning and Evaluation
Office Division:
No division specified
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Document Type:
Economic Impact Assessment
Contractors:
Development Planning and Research Associates, Inc.
Document Status:
Not Reported
Pages:
65

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