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GLRPPR Sector Resource: Environmental Compliance and Pollution Prevention Guide for the Food Processing Industry

Title:
Environmental Compliance and Pollution Prevention Guide for the Food Processing Industry

Abstract:
This environmental compliance guide is part of a series of industry-specific manuals offered by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) Pollution Prevention Unit to assist businesses in New York State with environmental regulations, better waste management and waste minimization methods. This guide is divided into six sections: Section I - A brief overview of the food processing industry; Section II - Compliance assistance tools available to the food processing industry; Section III - Regulations as they pertain to the food processing industry; Section IV - Identification and management of waste streams that are generated by the food processing industry and pollution prevention tips for each waste stream mentioned; Section V - Pollution prevention techniques for the food processing industry; and Section VI - A resource guide that will assist the food processing industry with names and addresses of technical assistance providers. (PDF Format; Length: 38 pages)

URL:
http://www.dec.ny.gov/docs/permits_ej_operations_pdf/ecppfood.pdf

Source:
NYSDEC Pollution Prevention Unit

Resource Type:
Manual/handbook/curriculum

Date of Publication:
March 2001

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