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Main Title Economic assessment for the final action regarding pretreatment standards for the industrial laundries point source category : final report /
CORP Author Eastern Research Group, Inc., Lexington, MA.;Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Science and Technology.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water,
Year Published 2000
Report Number EPA 821-R-00-004; EPA-68-C6-0022
Stock Number PB2000-105390
OCLC Number 44862133
Subjects Laundry industry--Waste disposal--Economic aspects--United States. ; Laundries--Standards--United States. ; Effluent quality--Standards--United States. ; Water--Pollution--United States--Point source identification.
Additional Subjects Economic analysis ; Laundries ; Water pollution standards ; Standards compliance ; Pretreatment ; Water pollution control ; Industrial waste treatment ; Economic impact ; Benefit cost analysis ; Operating costs
Internet Access
Description Access URL
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJAD  EPA 821/R-00-004 Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 01/16/2004
EJBD ARCHIVE EPA 821-R-00-004 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 12/30/2013
EJBD  EPA 821-R-00-004 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 10/05/2001
ELBD RPS EPA 821-R-00-004 repository copy AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 12/15/2016
ELBD  EPA 821-R-00-004 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 11/03/2000
NTIS  PB2000-105390 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 1 v. (various pagings) : ill. ; 28 cm.
This Economic Assessment (EA) report evaluates the economic impacts of various regulatory options that the U.S. Enviornmental Protection Agency (EPA) considered for pretreatment standards for the industrial laundries point source category. The EA is organized into ten sections: Section Two presents the major sources of data used in analyzing the regulatory options; Section Three presents a profile of the industry; Section Four presents an estimate of the annual aggregate cost; Section Five evaluates, using a financial model, compliance cost impacts on facilities' cash flow (closure analysis); Section Six evaluates, using a financial model, compliance cost impacts on the financial health of firms in the industry; Section Seven presents an assessment of impacts from the regulatory options considered on output and employment, both nationally and regionally; Section Eight discusses impacts on employment, markets, customers, establishments other than industrial laundries that might provide some industrial laundry services, consolidation, inflation, distribution, and environmental justice; Section nine presents an analysis of the effects of compliance costs on small businesses; Section Ten presents a brief comparison of costs and benefits of the regulatory options.
"Revised March 2000." Includes bibliographical references. "EPA 821-R-00-004"--Cover.