The EEM Project, funded in part by the TRP Project, is a collaboration of industry and the NIST Manufacturing Extension Partnership, the DOE Office of Industrial Technologies, EPA's Office of Research and Development, and EPA's Design for the Environment Program. Together, these agencies operate a variety of programs to assist manufacturers improve energy efficiency, environmental performance, and manufacturing process efficiency. This report is one of several studies undertaken to promote EEM integration and to facilitate technology access by small-medium manufacturers.


U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
COMMON SENSE INITIATIVE
Metal Finishing Subcommittee
CLEANER - CHEAPER - SMARTER

In Cooperation With

The National Institute of Standards and Technology
Manufacturing Extension Partnership





HARD CHROME POLLUTION PREVENTION DEMONSTRATION PROJECT

- INTERIM REPORT -

November 27, 1996




PURPOSE:
TO ASSIST HARD CHROME METAL FINISHING OPERATORS COST-EFFECTIVELY COMPLY WITH, OR DO BETTER THAN, EPA'S CHROMIUM EMISSIONS MACT STANDARD

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