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Profile of the Rubber and Plastic Industry, 2nd Edition -US

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Publication#: EPA/310-R-05-003 SIC Code: 30

Downloadable Files:

Entire Document (PDF) February 2005, (158 pp, 3737.6K)

  • First Section (PDF) (44 pp, 507K)
    • Table of Contents
    • Chapter I – Introduction to the Sector Notebook Project
    • Chapter II – Introduction to the Rubber and Miscellaneous Plastics Products Industry
    • Chapter III – Industrial Process Description
  • Second Section (PDF) (69 pp, 1720K)
    • Chapter IV – Chemical Release and Other Waste Management Profile
    • Chapter V – Pollution Prevention Opportunities
    • Chapter VI – Summary of Federal Statutes and Regulations
  • Third Section (PDF) (37 pp, 290K)
    • Chapter VII – Compliance and Enforcement Profile
    • Chapter VIII – Compliance Activities and Initiatives
    • Chapter IX – Contacts/Acknowledgments/Resource Materials/Bibliography

Find updated data on this industry in the Sector Notebooks Data Refresh, which allows users to select an industry sector in order to obtain the most current emissions data from the Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) and compliance and enforcement data.

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