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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Fugitive Emission Sources and Batch Operations in Synthetic Organic Chemical Production.
Author Erikson, Dwight G. ; Hobbs, Farrel D. ; Ivins, Owen D. ; Kalcevic, Victor ; Troxler, William L. ;
CORP Author IT Enviroscience, Knoxville, TN.;Industrial Environmental Research Lab., Cincinnati, OH.
Year Published 1981
Report Number EPA-68-03-2568; EPA-600/2-81-083;
Stock Number PB81-216848
Additional Subjects Organic compounds ; Chemical industry ; Air pollution ; Surveys ; Assessments ; Industrial wastes ; Combustion products ; Methodology ; Sources ; Fugitive emissions ; Volatile organic compounds
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB81-216848 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 06/23/1988
Collation 94p
This survey report was developed for the EPA for use in assessing the potential magnitude of fugitive volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions from agitator seals, cooling towers and batch operations in the production of 378 designated chemicals. The information presented in this report has been developed based on a review of the available open literature. Included in this review were published articles and reports, selected state air emission inventory questionnaires, and trip reports from visits to specific plant sites. Information on the type of operation, i.e., batch or continuous, and the quantity of specific fugitive source types associated with each process was evaluated and overall industry estimates were made. Tabular groupings were developed and are presented for each of the designated chemicals in Part A of this report. A qualitative assessment of miscellaneous fugitive VOC emissions unique to batch operations is presented in Part B of this report.