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Main Title Wood Furniture: The Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990 and Pollution Prevention Opportunities.
CORP Author Northeast Waste Management Officials Association, Boston, MA.; Northeast States for Coordinated Air Use Management, Washington, DC.; Environmental Protection Agency, Boston, MA. Region I.
Year Published 1997
Stock Number PB2013-102061
Additional Subjects Furniture industry ; Wood products industry ; Pollution prevention ; Wood finishing ; Surface coating ; Coating processes ; Air pollution sources ; Furniture manufacturers ; Solvents ; Volatile Hazardous Air Pollutants(VHAPs) ; Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990(CAAA)
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB2013-102061 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 04/24/2013
Collation 140p
This Manual is divided into four chapters. Chapter 1 contains background information on the reasons for regulating emissions from wood furniture manufacturing including a brief regulatory perspective, an overview of the health effects of the five solvents used in the largest quantities, sources of emissions from a typical wood furniture manufacturing facility, and a summary of the new federal wood furniture regulations. Chapter 2 defines pollution prevention (P2) and discusses the elements of a successful P2 program. Chapter 2 is somewhat general and is included as a reference to provide companies with a framework to evaluate the pollution prevention opportunities presented in Chapter 3 and to develop a comprehensive pollution prevention program, if desired. Chapter 3 presents the various P2 opportunities available for wood furniture finishing, cleaning, gluing and housekeeping operations. For each of these activities, Chapter 3 also discusses regulatory requirements and pollution prevention technologies, and presents case studies. Chapter 4 concludes with recommended pollution prevention strategies.