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Examines even if figuring out the quantities of poisonous components coming into and leaving production amenities turns out to be useful in comparing chemical releases to the surroundings, waste aid growth, and chemical administration practices. during this booklet, monitoring of those components with engineering info is in comparison with a much less resource-intensive substitute.

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The adhesive manufacturer and the lock manufacturer almost certainly would estimate their values for releases to air by difference. Both facilities know the amounts of TCA brought on site to the level of accuracy recorded on their purchase records. The adhesive manufacturer also knows the amount of TCA transported off site as a product with reasonably good accuracy. Both facilities are required to report the amount of TCA sent off site as waste. The adhesive manufacturer probably knows the amount of TCA discharged to water because of sewer regulations.

Page breaks are true to the original; line lengths, word breaks, heading styles, and other typesetting-specific formatting, however, cannot be retained, and some typographic errors may have been accidentally inserted. Please use the print version of this publication as the authoritative version for attribution. ACCURACY OF TOXIC CHEMICAL RELEASE ESTIMATES 35 Each firm must report TCA releases to the TRI, because each exceeds the SARA threshold use or production level for the chemical. 1. ) The adhesive manufacturer and the lock manufacturer almost certainly would estimate their values for releases to air by difference.

USES OF MATERIALS ACCOUNTING DATA 25 monly expressed uncertainty about the practicality of mass balance activities and the value of such activities for agency programs. Seven states have performed a one-time survey or regularly collect mass balance data, and five additional states plan to collect these data. Eight states do not plan to collect mass balance data. The remaining respondents believed that the cost-effective-ness of mass balance data compilations needs to be demonstrated before agency resources are budgeted for them.

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