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Main Title Statistical support document for final effluent limitations guidelines and standards for the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry.
CORP Author Science Applications International Corp., McLean, VA.;Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Water.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water,
Year Published 1998
Report Number EPA 821-B-98-007; EPA-68-C-0046
Stock Number PB2002-104396
Subjects Pharmaceutical industry--Environmental aspects--United States ; Effluent quality--Standards--United States
Additional Subjects Drug industry ; Waste water treatment ; Water pollution control ; Concentration(Composition) ; Statistical analysis ; Point sources ; Facilities management ; Organic compounds ; Suspended solids ; Biochemical oxygen demand ; Biological treatment ; Pollution regulations ; Tables(Data) ; Pharmaceutical manufacturing
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NTIS  PB2002-104396 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 412 pages : illustrations
This document describes the statistical analyses of concentrations in effluent wastewater from facilities in the pharmaceuticals industry. These statistical analyses were used in developing the proposed effluent limitations guidelines and standards for the pharmaceuticals industry are provided. This document is organized into six chapters and four appendices. The following list summarizes the content of each chapter and appendix. (Chapter 1) Overview; (Chapter 2) Analytical Data Collection Efforts and Definition of Options; (Chapter 3) Description of Data Conventions; (Chapter 4) Statistical Methodology; (Chapter 5) Facility and Pollutant-Level Estimation of Parameters; (Chapter 6) Development of Limitations; Appendices A.1-A.7: Listing of Daily Data; Appendices B.1-B.7: Listing of Summary Statistics for Regulated Pollutants; Appendices C.1-C.7: Listing of Facility-Level Long-Term Means and Variability Factors; Appendices D.1-D.7: Listing of Pollutant-Level Long-Term Means, Variability Factors, and Limitations.
"July 1998." Includes bibliographical references. "EPA 821-B-98-007"--Cover. Microfiche.