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EMS: Where To Go for P2 Help
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Environmental Management Systems
An excellent site with many links to case studies and resources.

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This section displays contact information for experts in ems.

Programs listed: 3

1.  Texas Manufacturing Assistance Center (TMAC)

TMAC works with industrial firms to deliver training, provide technical assistance & implement best practices. Emphasis is on needs of small to mid-sized manufacturers. Focus is on lean manufacturing, strategic management, quality systems, and EH&S.

The University of Texas at Arlington--Automation & Robotics Research Institute
7300 Jack Newell Blvd., South
Fort Worth, TX 76118
Phone: (800) 625-4876
Fax: (817) 272-5977

Contact:  Drew Casani, Director--TMAC
Contact Phone: (817) 312-6915
Contact Fax Number: (817) 272-5977

2.  The University of Texas at Arlington - Division for Enterprise Development

The Center for Environmental Excellence at the Division for Enterprise Development serves the public through relevant environmental projects funded by regulatory entities such as the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) as well as projects sponsored by other private and public entities. Offices and staff resources in Houston and Austin, in addition to our Arlington location, support a variety of these efforts (active project highlights below).

Box 19197
Arlington, TX 76019
Phone: (817) 272-2581
Fax: (817) 272-2556

3.  Zero Waste Network

The University of Texas and the network offers a one stop shop for pollution prevention (P2) assistance in the Southwest Network for Zero Waste. The Network pulls on the resources of dozens of P2 specialists located in 5 states.

9111 Jollyville Road
Suite 111
Austin, TX 78759
Phone: (512) 904-2281
Fax: (512) 904-2288

Contact:  Thomas Vinson-Peng
Contact Phone: (512) 904-2281
Contact Fax Number: (512) 904-2288


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