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Welcome to the Auto Salvage-Great Lakes Region Topic Hub™, a guide to basic information with
links to additional on-line resources.
Background and Overview - This section introduces the subject of pollution prevention for auto salvage yards. Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) and North American Industrial Classification (NAICS) codes associated with the auto salvage industry are provided, as well as demographic information on auto salvage yards located in the Great Lakes region.
Operations - This section describes operations that commonly occur at an auto salvage facility.
Reasons for Change - This section outlines the benefits and justifications for employing pollution prevention practices at auto salvage facilities.
Barriers to Change - This section discusses factors that may impede the implementation of pollution prevention practices at salvage facilities.
Environmental Regulations - This section provides a list of regulations that commonly apply to salvage operations.
P2 Opportunities - Information in this section includes activities and materials specific to the auto salvage industry that help reduce the toxicity or volume of waste generated and/or released into the environment. Users will find information on best management practices and links to case studies, success stories, and waste reduction guides.
Key Contacts - This section lists key individuals and organizations able to assist with questions related to pollution prevention for auto salvage facilities. Additional contacts are available in the "Where to Go For Help" section of this Topic Hub.
Where to go for P2 Help - This section provides a broad, alphabetized directory of individuals along with national, state, regional and local organizations that may be able to assist you with questions about pollution prevention for auto salvage yards.
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