Exhibit 1-18. Aspects of Pollution Prevention and Control that
the Survey Failed to Cover (as Noted by Respondents)
ID Code 015 Evaluation of the commitment of management to pollution
prevention and control.
ID Code 019 Conflicts between state and federal regulations.
ID Code 040 Unequal enforcement of regulations.
ID Code 041 Negative impacts of Regulatory enforcement drains
resources and discourages pollution control improvements with
ID Code 042 Aspects of interaction with local authorities on reasonableness
of pollution control (effluent) guidelines.
ID Code 045 Does not account for differences in plating shops.
ID Code 055 Forced changes in treatment; real costs of compliance.
ID Code 062 Detail on effect of training and good people; pollution
effect of redoing reject parts; and product life.
ID Code 064 Regulatory aspects-conflicting regulations-too many
agencies, each with its own requirements and laws.
ID Code 071 Disposal of materials other than liquids and sludges,
i.e. tapes, plastics, rags, etc.
ID Code 088 Wastewater treatment effluent analysis and cost; assistance
ID Code 093 The devastating effects that lower discharges limits
would have on companies.
ID Code 061 The government regulations.
ID Code 104 Analytical and legal costs.
ID Code 106 Monitoring methods and frequency by sanitary district.
ID Code 113 The adversarial methods being employed by government
agencies and the untrue environmental hype driving legislation
ID Code 116 Pollution prevention aimed at manufacturing and large
business; metal removers can't use pollution prevention; and personal
loads of regulations.
ID Code 120 State does not enforce regulations on non-treat equip.
shops, it only fines them. This puts compliance shops at disadvantage.
ID Code 132 Cost associated with the operation of pre-treatment
ID Code 146 Interest in scheduled publication informing plating
shops of new or used technologies and rules for pollution prevention.
ID Code 149 Realistic cost/benefit analysis. Cost of systems versus
value to environment or the country in general.
ID Code 152 Pollution control problems with painting and solvents.
ID Code 154 Amount and frequency of regulations and the agencies
inability to provide necessary compliance information.
ID Code 162 Runaway bureaucracy and too many government departments
need too many reports containing same information
ID Code 164 Storm water regulations and costs. Also treatment
system analytical costs.
ID Code 186 Cost and effort to satisfy pollution control regulations.
ID Code 188 Air quality and storm water runoff.
ID Code 214 The amount of time needed to complete all necessary
federal and state reports and surveys.
ID Code 222 Non-electroplating waste removal systems.
ID Code 130 Air quality.
ID Code 235 Training key personnel.
ID Code 245 The competitive reality of inequities of regulatory
compliance. Non-compliant facilities should be eliminated.
ID Code 250 Hazardous waste generation not related to water discharge.
ID Code 257 Printed wire board processes such as etching, photochemical
milling and resist processing solutions.
ID Code 258 Chemical container disposal methods, i.e. drums, buckets
ID Code 273 Air pollution control.
ID Code 294 Air pollution prevention.
ID Code 298 Availability of information regarding closed-loop
recovery and waste disposal of various materials.
ID Code 300 Enforcement of existing regs. and variable new entry
requirements into the industry.
ID Code 316 Management commitment to pollution prevention.
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