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Economic Analysis of Proposed Effluent Guidelines--Leather Tanning and Finishing Industry, Final Report.

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The economic impacts of proposed effluent guidelines on leather tanning and finishing industry are assessed. The analysis includes classification and description of types of firms and plants; financial profiles; investments and operating costs, and profits for selected model plants; evaluation of pricing mechanisms and price relationships and description of analytical procedures employed. The financial impact of proposed effluent treatment technology was assessed in terms of prices, industry returns, volume of production, employment, community impact and international trade.

Descriptors:
Water pollution; Economic analysis; Leather tanning; Tanneries; Wet process tanneries; Chromium; Raw hides; Finished leather; Pollution; Industrial wastes; Economic demand; Supply; Prices; Variable costs; Fixed costs; Fixed investment; Discounted cash flow
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1974
W.74.16 A
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Yes
EPA Office:
Multiple offices
Office Suboffice:
Office of Water - Office of Policy Planning and Evaluation
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No division specified
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Document Type:
Economic Impact Assessment
Contractors:
Development Planning and Research Associates, Inc.
Document Status:
Final
Pages:
115

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