Printech Archive, April, 2000
Re: Daily Reporting

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From: Deb Jacobson (
Date: Fri Apr 21 2000 - 07:40:18 CDT

Doreen -
Some state regulations specify daily reporting for flexo and gravure
printing operations. You may want to get a copy of the state of Michigan's
air regulations if you have not already done so. Also Anita Singh from
MDEQ Environmental Assistance Division may be of assistance. She has
worked on the Great Printers Project and other printing industry related
activities and may have some insight. Her e-mail is

I hope this helps,
Deb Jacobson

At 10:24 AM 04/19/2000 -0400, you wrote:
>A flexo printer is moving equipment into an existing facility in Michigan
>and is being required to calculate VOC emissions on a daily basis by the
>state officials. The plant uses very low VOC inks (also arguing the
>requirement to do Test Method 24/24A as not accurate on low VOC inks). They
>need some citations as to the irrationality of doing daily VOC calcuations
>and acceptance of doing montly calculations.
>Any citations off the top of your collective heads?
>Thanks in advance,
>Doreen M. Monteleone
>Director of Environmental Affairs
>Flexographic Technical Association
>High Performance Flexo:Printing with a Cleaner, Greener Image, April 27 -
>Downlink sites listed at

Debra Jacobson (formerly Kramer)
E-mail Address
IL Waste Management & Research Center / IL Dept of Natural Resources
1010 Jorie Boulevard, Suite 12
Oakbrook, IL 60523
630/472-5023 Fax

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