|| Sustainable Technology Division, Technology Transfer and Support Division, Air Pollution Prevention and Control Division, National Risk Management Research Laboratory, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,
The Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) Recovery Seminar was held September 16 - 17, 1998, in Cincinnati, Ohio. The seminar focused on the specific VOC recovery needs of industry and on case studies that summarize effective VOC product recovery techniques applicable to air, water, and solid waste. The case studies highlighted examples in which existing and new recovery technologies resulted in significant cost savings to industry. The seminar focuses on the following key issues: Status and future direction of EPA, DOE, and other major research programs; What are the latest technology innovations in VOC treatment and recovery; Performance and cost effectiveness of VOC recovery techniques; and How are recovery techniques applied to air, water, and solid wastes; The presentations were followed by several facilitated breakout sessions; these sessions allowed participants an opportunity to discuss their needs and opinions on VOC recovery trends, research and other issues.