Printech Archives, November 1997: Re: EPA Rule Re. Elimination of Dioxin Discharges at Paper Mills

Re: EPA Rule Re. Elimination of Dioxin Discharges at Paper Mills

Robert Gifford (
gifford@epd.engr.wisc.edu)
Tue, 18 Nov 1997 11:54:54 -0500



On 17 Nov 97 at 11:04, Wayne Pferdehirt wrote:

> EPA ELIMINATES DIOXIN, REDUCES AIR AND WATER
> POLLUTANTS FROM NATION'S PULP AND PAPER MILLS

> The new rule announced today
> will eliminate the use of elemental chlorine in the bleaching process.
>
> The rules and additional information are available on the
Internet at: http://www.epa.gov/OST/pulppaper

Additional information on Elemental Chlorine Free (ECF) paper production
can be found on the PNEAC web site's fact sheet collection.
<#ECF"Elemental Chlorine Free (ECF) Paper>.

The EPA web site listed above contains fact sheets and technical support
docuemnts. A page of fact sheets is located at
<http://www.epa.gov/OST/pulppaper/fact.htmll>.
A fact sheet summarizing the pulping and bleaching processes is located at
<http://www.epa.gov/OST/pulppaper/jd/fs2.pdf>.
A technical support document describing pollution prevention options in
pulping and bleaching is located at
<http://www.epa.gov/OST/pulppaper/jd/stddv2.pdf>.


 

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