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Alphabetical Listing of Reference Documents by Title
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Abstract: Compliance record keeping calendars in PDF format, available by state and topic.
Source: Small Business Environmental Home Page (maintained by Concurrent Technologies Corporation, Pittsburgh Office, and funded by U.S. EPA)
Integrating P2 into the Permit Writing Process [PDF]
Abstract: This report from the Kansas SBEAP provides guidance for permit writers in promoting pollution prevention. (PDF Format; Length: 8 pages)
Source: Kansas Small Business Environmental Assistance Program (SBEAP) Pollution Prevention Institute (PPI)
Is EPA's Performance Track Running Off the Rails?
Abstract: Since its creation in 2000 as a program that relaxes regulatory oversight on companies with exemplary environmental performance, the U.S. EPA?s Performance Track has come under fire for bending over backward in favor of polluters. When first enacted, Performance Track was touted as a voluntary means to improve habitat protection, water and energy use, and waste reduction?areas over which the EPA has little regulatory authority. But moves to abolish the reporting that could help improve pollution technologies, together with changes that might allow companies to break their promises, have placed Performance Track under scrutiny. Article by Janet Pelley.
Source: Environmental Science & Technology
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)
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
One Stop Permit Process New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
Abstract: Using the ONE STOP Process, the intent is for the NJ Office of Pollution Prevention and Permit Coordination to work closely with the regulated communities to assure that the permits necessary for each project result in additional environmental value.
Source: Office of P2 and Permit Coordination
Pollution Prevention Aspects of the Secondary Aluminum Production MACT
Abstract: An excerpt from National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Secondary Aluminum Production 40 CFR part 63, otherwise known as the Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT). P2 is featured as part of the means to compliance.
Source: Ohio EPA
Pollution Prevention Regulatory Integration
Abstract: Regulatory integration is the incorporation
of P2 principles into existing core
environmental regulatory programs. This website contains links to information about P2 integration, outreach materials, and case studies.
Source: Ohio EPA
Pollution Prevention Solutions During Permitting, Inspections and Enforcement (1998)
Abstract: This field handbook catalogues information obtained from EPA Regions and states on innovative P2 concepts and approaches used during environmental permitting, inspection and enforcement activities.
Source: U.S. EPA, Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response
Pollution Prevention Success Stories
Abstract: This document highlights 26 P2 success stories spread over a wide spectrum. Included are examples of successful regulatory integration. Text version available at http://www.epa.gov/p2/docs/p2case.txt.
Source: US EPA
Preventing Pollution Through Regulations: The Source Reduction Review Project: An Assessment
Abstract: Office of Prevention, Pesticides, and Toxic Substances assessment of the U.S. EPA Source Reduction Review Project.
Source: USEPA Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics
Project XL: Encouraging Innovation, Delivering Results [PDF]
Abstract: Project XL is a US EPA program that encourages ?beyond compliance? innovations via regulatory flexibility for innovators. Describes the program and offers examples of how participating organizations have improved their environmental performance. (PDF Format; Length: 12 pages)
Source: U.S. EPA Office of Policy, Economics and Innovation
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
Small Business Assistance?Permit Primer (Wisconsin)
Abstract: The Permit Primer is an interactive web page that helps Wisconsin businesses determine which environmental permits and licenses they need. It also links users to pollution prevention tips, contacts, statutes and more. Includes sections on water supply, storm water, solid waste, hazardous waste, waterway and wetland permits, and air.
Source: Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
State Experience Integrating Pollution Prevention into Permits [PDF]
Abstract: This report consists of a review of the efforts different states are making to incorporate P2 into their environmental permitting programs and an evaluation of the effectiveness of these efforts.
Source: Research Triangle Institute
Summary: Ohio EPA P2 Integration Activities (thru July 1999) [PDF]
Abstract: Annotated list of Ohio EPA P2 integration accomplishments and activities until July 1999. Serves as a baseline for measurement of P2 integration progress at Ohio EPA.
Source: Ohio EPA, Office of Pollution Prevention
The Keys to Success: A Compilation of Workable P2 Integration Techniques [PDF]
Abstract: This booklet is an effort to compile a user-friendly set of workable P2 integration techniques, with a focus not on what could work, but on what actually has worked.
Source: Tellus Institute
U.S. EPA: Compliance and Enforcement
Abstract: Employing an integrated approach of compliance assistance, compliance incentives and innovative civil and criminal enforcement, OECA and its partners seek to maximize compliance and reduce threats to public health and the environment.
Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
What is Regulatory Integration? [PDF]
Abstract: This factsheet explains the concept of regulatory integration, why it is important, and provides tips on how to integrate P2 into a regulatory environmental agency.
Source: Ohio EPA