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Control Of Volatile Organic Compound Emissions From Batch Processes--Alternative Control Techniques Information Document, Final Report.

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The purpose of this document is to provide information on alternative control techniques for volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions from batch operations. Although the control techniques information applies to batch processing in all industries, the document focuses primarily on batch processes in the following six industries: plastic materials and resins (described by Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) Code 2821), pharmaceuticals (SIC 2833 and 2834), gum and wood chemicals (SIC 2861), cyclic crudes and intermediates (SIC 2865), industrial organic chemicals (2869), and agricultural chemicals (SIC 2879). The document contains information on emissions, controls, control options, and costs that States can use in developing rules based on reasonable available control technology.

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Air pollution control; Batch processing; Chemical plants; Exhaust emissions; Emission factors; Alternatives; Pollution regulations; Standards compliance; Environmental impacts; Cost analysis; State government; Volatic organic compounds
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1994
A.94.102
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Yes
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Office of Air and Radiation
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Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards
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Emission Standards Division
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Cost Analysis
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Final
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379

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