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Alphabetical Listing of Reference Documents by Title
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"An Ounce of Prevention" P2 Video
Abstract: American industry operated for nearly 200 years with no regard to environmental impact. It became clear by the late 1960s that the accepted lack of waste management had to change. In an effort to reverse the trend of pollution, the government formed the U.S. EPA to administer new pollution control laws. The high cost of "end of pipe" solutions has prompted industry to find better, more efficient ways of producing their products to lower the amount of waste generated. Pollution Prevention can be achieved in a variety of ways. Video produced by Ohio EPA, made available online in clips by the Pollution Prevention Regional Information Center (P2RIC)
Source: Ohio EPA, Division of Hazardous Waste Management
URL: http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=5536281n

Environmental Council of the States
Abstract: Environmental Council of the States (ECOS), is a national non-profit, non-partisan association of state and territorial environmental commissioners.
Source: Environmental Council of the States
URL: http://www.ecos.org/

Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Pollution Prevention
Abstract: The OPP's mission is to promote pollution prevention as the preferred strategy for environmental protection. Reducing or eliminating pollution at the source is preferable to treating or managing it after the fact.
Source: Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Pollution Prevention
URL: http://www.epa.state.il.us/p2/index.html

Michigan Clean Corporate Citizen (C3) Program
Abstract: This portion of the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality web site describes the Clean Corporate Citizen (C3) Program and provides links to all related annual reports, application forms, and other documentation. The C3 program allows regulated establishments that have demonstrated environmental stewardship and a strong environmental ethic through their operations in Michigan to be recognized as Clean Corporate Citizens. The C3 program is built on the concept that these Michigan facilities can be relied upon to carry out their environmental protection responsibilities without rigorous oversight, and should enjoy greater permitting flexibility than those that have not demonstrated that level of environmental awareness. Clean Corporate Citizens who voluntarily participate in this program will receive public recognition and are entitled to certain regulatory benefits, including expedited permits.
Source: Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)
URL: http://www.michigan.gov/deq/0,1607,7-135-3307_3666_4134---,0
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National Environmental Performance Track
Abstract: Designed to motivate and reward facilities that go beyond compliance with regulatory requirements to attain levels of environmental performance that benefit people, communities, and the environment.
Source: U.S. EPA
URL: http://www.epa.gov/performancetrack/

P2Tech List Serve Archives
Abstract: A searchable archive of the P2Tech List Serve. Use "regulatory integration" as search term, for example.
Source: Great Lakes Information Network
URL: http://www.great-lakes.net/lists/p2tech/

Pollution Prevention Plan (Nebraska)
Abstract: Click on "NDEQ Programs" & select "Environmental Assistance Programs." Go to the P2 Program web page and click on the "DEQ Pollution Prevention Plan" link to access a PDF file describing NDEQ goals, strategies and processes promoting voluntary P2 efforts
Source: Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality
URL: http://www.deq.state.ne.us/

Promoting Pollution Prevention Among Dischargers To POTWs [PDF]
Abstract: This paper discusses how publicly owned treatment works (POTW) operators can promote P2 among the various types of sewer dischargers.
Source: Lake Michigan Federation
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/01/00456.pdf

 


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