Environmental Considerations

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Aug 01, 2008
CCAR-GreenLink® Virtual Auto Service Shop

http://ccar-greenlink.org/?s=CCAR-GreenLink%C2%AE+Virtual+Auto+Service+Shop

CCAR-GreenLink® is the National Automotive Environmental Compliance Assistance Center for the automotive industry. It is operated by the Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair in cooperation with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Select any of the objects in the CCAR-GreenLink® Virtual Shop to get to the Information Index Page regarding that item.

Source: GreenLink

Aug 01, 2008
Consolidated Screening Checklist for Automotive Repair Facilities Guidebook

http://ccar-greenlink.org/welcome-to-the-ccar-greenlink-virtual-shops/auto-service-shop/ccar-greenlink-virtual-shop-metal-machining/consolidated-screening-checklist-for-automotive-repair-facilities-guidebook/

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) developed the Consolidated Screening Checklist for Automotive Repair Facilities Guidebook as a public service to the automotive service and repair industry.

Source: GreenLink

Aug 01, 2008
Auto Body Shops and DEQ: What you need to know (PDF)

http://www.deq.state.or.us/aq/factsheets/07aq021_Autobody.pdf

This fact sheet is provided by Oregon Department of Environmental Quality and addresses state environmental regulations relevant to auto body shops.

Source: OR DEQ

Aug 01, 2008
Automotive Refinishing Publications

http://www.epa.gov/dfe/pubs/index.htm#auto

Fact sheets and technical reports related to automotive refinishing as provided by the Environmental Protection Agency.

Source: EPA

Aug 01, 2008
Auto Refinish Project Best Practices Kit

http://www.epa.gov/oppt/auto/

The Kit contains best practices checklists for each auto refinish activity, fact sheets, case studies, health and safety information, lists of manufacturers and suppliers of equipment, and other useful information for shop owners and technicians. prevention.

Source: EPA

Aug 01, 2008
Summary of Regulations Controlling Air Emissions from Paint Stripping and Miscellaneous Surface Coating Operations (PDF)

http://www.epa.gov/ttn/atw/area/paint_stripb.pdf

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) promulgated national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants for paint stripping and miscellaneous surface coating on January 9, 2008 (79 Federal Register 1737).

Source: EPA