Development of an air emissions inventory for Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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Accurate air emissions inventory is important in an effective Clean Air Act (CAA) compliance program; without it, a facility may have difficulty proving compliance with regulations or permit conditions. An emissions inventory can also serve for evaluating the applicability of new regulations (eg, Title V of CAA) and in complying with them. Therefore it is important for the inventory to be well-planned and comprehensive. Preparation of an emissions inventory for a large R&D facility such as ORNL can be a challenging task. ORNL, a government facility managed by Lockheed Martin Energy Research Corp. for US DOE, consists of more than ... continued below

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Skipper, D.D. August 1, 1996.

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Accurate air emissions inventory is important in an effective Clean Air Act (CAA) compliance program; without it, a facility may have difficulty proving compliance with regulations or permit conditions. An emissions inventory can also serve for evaluating the applicability of new regulations (eg, Title V of CAA) and in complying with them. Therefore it is important for the inventory to be well-planned and comprehensive. Preparation of an emissions inventory for a large R&D facility such as ORNL can be a challenging task. ORNL, a government facility managed by Lockheed Martin Energy Research Corp. for US DOE, consists of more than 300 buildings on about 1,500 acres. It has several thousand diverse emission sources, including small laboratory hoods, several wastewater treatment facilities, and a steam plant. This paper describes the development of ORNL`s emissions inventory with emphasis on setting goals and identifying the scope of the inventory, identifying the emission points, developing/implementing the inventory methodology, compiling data, and evaluating the results.

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  • Conference on emission inventory: key to planning, permits, compliance and reporting, New Orleans, LA (United States), 4-6 Sep 1996

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  • Other: DE96011686
  • Report No.: CONF-9609223--1
  • Grant Number: AC05-96OR22464
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 378669
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc677565

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Skipper, D.D. Development of an air emissions inventory for Oak Ridge National Laboratory, article, August 1, 1996; Tennessee. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc677565/: accessed September 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.