Record Display for the EPA National Library Catalog
RECORD NUMBER: 1 OF 1
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Economic assessment of potential hazardous waste control guidelines for the inorganic chemical industry /|
|Author||Williams, R. ; Shamel, R. ; Hallock, K. ; Stangle, B. ; Blair., S.|
|CORP Author||Arthur D. Little, Inc.|
|Publisher||Environmental Protection Agency [Office of Solid Waste Management Programs, Hazardous Waste Management Division] ; For sale by the National Technical Information Service,|
|Report Number||EPA 530/SW-134c; EPA-68-01-3269|
|Stock Number||PB-263 210|
|Subjects||Hazardous substances--Waste disposal--Economic aspects. ; Chemistry, Inorganic.|
|Additional Subjects||Inorganic compounds ; Hazardous materials ; Chemical industry ; Assessments ; Industrial wastes ; Economic analysis ; Chlorine ; Sodium hydroxide ; Management control reports ; Chlorine inorganic compounds ; Phosphorus sulfides ; Hydrofluoric acid ; Phosphorus ; Sodium dichromate ; Titanium dioxide ; Aluminum halides ; Nickel sulfates ; Solid waste disposal ; Phosphoryl chloride|
|Collation|| pages : illustrations, graphs ; 28 cm.|
An analysis of the economic impact of potential hazardous waste management regulations upon inorganic chemicals was performed based on hazardous waste management cost data supplied by the EPA. The inorganic chemicals included chlorine and caustic soda, hydrofluoric acid, elemental phosphorus, sodium dichromate, titanium dioxide, aluminum fluoride, chrome pigments, nickel sulfate, phosphorus pentasulfide, phosphorus trichloride, and sodium silicofluoride. A methodology was developed to systematically judge the broader economic effects on these chemicals, resulting from applications of hazardous waste management control, first by assessing the likelihood that management costs would be defrayed through price increases, and secondly, if price increases were not likely, the likelihood that plant closures would occur. Based on this approach, it was concluded that only hydrofluoric acid appears to be susceptible to plant shutdowns as a result of hazardous waste management control costs.
Contract no. 68-01-3269. Chiefly tables. Includes appendices. PB-263 210.