Browse Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center (PNEAC) by Title

  • Salman, Dave (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 2007)
    On May 24, 2006, EPA finalized a set of amendments to the national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants (NESHAP) for the printing and publishing industry which were promulgated on May 30, 1996, under the authority ...

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  • Jacobson, Deb (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 2000)
    Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) requires written programs, training, and records to be collected and retained by most businesses in the United States. If you do not have them, or they are not available when ...

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  • Jacobson, Debra (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 1998)
    The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) of 1984 gave the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) the authority to regulate municipal and hazardous waste. The purpose of this fact sheet is to provide a basic ...

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  • Pferdehirt, Wayne; Jones, Gary A.; Monteleone, Doreen; Kinter, Marci (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 2008)
    This checklist contains a menu of practical actions a printing company can take to reduce wastes and emissions. These actions will help a company improve its environmental compliance, while also reducing its costs and ...

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  • Lanska, David J. (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 2004)
    Anilox plugging issues have been around since the dawn of flexography. In a never-ending push for better print quality, anilox manufacturers’ are continually pushed to create smaller, higher linecount cells. As cell sizes ...

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  • Shapiro, Fred (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 2002)
    The key factor in metering ink in the flexographic printing process is the anilox roller. Etched with cells that act as the carriers of exact quantities of ink to the printing plate, the anilox roller must maintain its ...

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  • Jacobson, Debra (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 1998)
    The following is a list of potential sources of pollution to the air, water, and land commonly found in a lithographic printing plant that may be subject to permitting and/or special waste disposal and reporting requirements.

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  • Jones, Gary A.; Flannery, Mark J. (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 2005)
    In recent years, Computer-to-Plate (CtP) imaging systems have become quite common and a natural extension of the digital prepress workflow. While these systems offer tremendous advantages from a productivity perspective, ...

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  • Kinter, Marci (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 2004)
    Plastisol is general name given to the PVC (polyvinyl chloride) inks that are used in textile screen printing. These inks are extremely diverse in opacity, viscosity, application, and finish appearance. Plastisols are ...

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  • Adrian, Jeffrey R. (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 2011)
    Many of today's environmental managers are taking a hard look at implementing some form of an environmental management system (EMS) for their facilities. The arguments for doing so are persuasive. They include the possibility ...

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  • Jones, Gary A. (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 2004)
    The two most important aspects involved in air pollution control regulations for the printer is knowing how much air pollution is being released from their operation and what specific air pollution permit and possible ...

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  • Jones, Gary A. (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 2004)
    The principal reason why a printer needs to know their VOC and HAP emissions is because of construction and/or operating permits and emission inventory reporting requirements. Many state and local air pollution control ...

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  • Noble, Steve; Kinter, Marci (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 2005)
    The use of digital printing applications and integration of these applications into traditional print markets is rapidly expanding. Digital, unlike the traditional print processes, is a direct to output device process thus ...

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  • Jacobson, Deb (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 2003)
    As a result of increased security concerns in the United States, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) released new rules, which took effect September 23, 2003, requiring security planning and training for certain ...

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  • Jacobson, Debra (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 2004-01)
    As a result of increased security concerns in the United States, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) released new rules, which took effect September 23, 2003, requiring security planning and training for certain ...

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  • Jacobson, Debra (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 2011)
    WinCup, Inc. is a foam cup and food container manufacturing company with manufacturing plants located throughout the U.S. Their manufacturing process includes printing logos and other graphics onto pre-formed styrofoam ...

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  • Monteleone, Doreen (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 1998)
    The defining characteristic of flexographic printing is the flexographic printing plate. Flexographic plates have the printing image in relief, which means the image area is raised relative to the nonimage area. As with ...

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  • MacFadden, Todd; Vogel, Michael P. (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 2011)
    Foremost in the minds of most customers are quality images at a reasonable cost. But customers are becoming increasingly concerned with the environmental impacts of their print jobs. Effective marketing of your environmental ...

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  • Jacobson, Debra (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 2000-08-09)
    List of EPA publications related to pollution prevention in the printing industry.

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  • Jacobson, Debra (Champaign, IL : Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center, 2005)
    Due to the deadly release of methyl isocyanate (MIC) in Bhopal, India in the early 1980s and several other releases of toxic chemicals in the United States, Congress passed legislation called Title III of the Superfund ...

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