Published On: Wed, Mar 11th, 2009

Profile of the Plastic Resins and Man-made Fibers Industry

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Publication#: EPA/310-R-97-006 SIC Code: 2821, 2823, 2824

Downloadable Files:

Entire Document (PDF) (190 pp, 922K)

  • First Section (PDF) (72 pp, 477K)
    • Table of Contents
    • Chapter I – Introduction to the Sector Notebook Project
    • Chapter II – Introduction to the Industry
    • Chapter III – Industrial Process Description
  • Second Section (PDF) (66 pp, 292K)
    • Chapter IV – Chemical Release and Transfer Profile
    • Chapter V – Pollution Prevention Opportunities
  • Third Section (PDF) (54 pp, 239K)
    • Chapter VI – Summary of Applicable Federal Statutes and Regulations
    • Chapter VII – Compliance and Enforcement Profile
    • Chapter VIII – Compliance Activities and Initiatives
    • Chapter IX – Contacts/Acknowledgments/References

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