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Re: TRI chemical reduction goals -Reply
Two things I always like to point out about such reduction goals
(which I support):
1. A reduction of REPORTED TRI chemicals does not mean
less is being used. 11000 pounds of a reported solvent may
become 14000 pounds of two unreported solvents (7000 lbs each).
Even though this is a reduction of 11000 pounds of reported TRI
chemcials, it is misleading.
2. The best numbers to use are the TRI chemicals released, not
the numbers used to determine threshold amounts.
Dr. Henry Boyter, Jr. Ph.D. Chemist
The opinions of Dr. Boyter are provided for informational
purposes only and should not be used as advice. No
warranty or expression of professionalism is implied.