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Enviro Oil Filter Pilot Test [PDF]
Abstract: Dalchau Service Center Enviro Oil Filter Pilot Test Report. Part of the LCRA Pollution Solution Program
Source:
URL: http://www.zerowastenetwork.org/Hub/documents/lcra_pdf_files
/04-0022.pdf

Hydrogen Cooler Cleaning Pilot Test [PDF]
Abstract: LCRA Pollution Solution Program Pilot Project Report
Source: LCRA
URL: http://www.zerowastenetwork.org/Hub/documents/lcra_pdf_files
/03-0021.pdf

Hydrogen Cooler Cleaning Pilot Test [PDF]
Abstract: LCRA Pollution Solution Program Pilot Project Report
Source: LCRA
URL: http://www.zerowastenetwork.org/Hub/documents/lcra_pdf_files
/03-0021.pdf

Joint Pollution Prevention Initiatives [PDF]
Abstract: LCRA/TNRCC joint pollution prevention initiatives
Source: LCRA
URL: http://www.zerowastenetwork.org/Hub/documents/lcra_pdf_files
/01-0008.pdf

Kyoto Protocol
Abstract: The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
Source: United Nations (UNFFCCC)
URL: http://unfccc.int/kyoto_mechanisms/items/1673.php

Life Cycle Cost Approach [PDF]
Abstract: Life cycle cost approach to managing chemicals and materials
Source:
URL: http://www.zerowastenetwork.org/Hub/documents/lcra_pdf_files
/01-0003.pdf

The Hidden Cost of Fossil Fuels
Abstract: Discusses some of the costs of fossil fuels that are typically not accounted for.
Source: Union of Concerned Scientists
URL: http://www.ucsusa.org/clean_energy/fossil_fuels/the-hidden-c
ost-of-fossil-fuels.html


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Case Studies [PDF]
Abstract: Case studies utilizing life cycle assessments as a management tool for incorporation into current LCRA education curricula.
Source: LCRA
URL: http://www.zerowastenetwork.org/Hub/documents/lcra_pdf_files
/01-0007.PDF

Case Studies [PDF]
Abstract: Case studies utilizing life cycle assessments as a management tool for incorporation into current LCRA education curricula.
Source: LCRA
URL: http://www.zerowastenetwork.org/Hub/documents/lcra_pdf_files
/01-0007.PDF

Cleaner and Greener Program for schools and families
Abstract: Cleaner and Greener Environment is a program of Leonardo Academy, a 501(c)(3) environmental nonprofit organization. Leonardo Academy uses an interdisciplinary approach?a thorough understanding of policy, economics, and scientific and technical issues.
Source: Leonardo Academy
URL: http://www.cleanerandgreener.org/

Cleaner and Greener Program for schools and families
Abstract: Cleaner and Greener Environment is a program of Leonardo Academy, a 501(c)(3) environmental nonprofit organization. Leonardo Academy uses an interdisciplinary approach?a thorough understanding of policy, economics, and scientific and technical issues.
Source: Leonardo Academy
URL: http://www.cleanerandgreener.org/

CRC Bulk Replacement - Source Reduction [PDF]
Abstract: This project involves the reduction of CRC aerosol products at FPP through bulk purchasing.
Source: LCRA
URL: http://www.zerowastenetwork.org/Hub/documents/lcra_pdf_files
/05-CASE.pdf

CRC Bulk Replacement - Source Reduction [PDF]
Abstract: This project involves the reduction of CRC aerosol products at FPP through bulk purchasing.
Source: LCRA
URL: http://www.zerowastenetwork.org/Hub/documents/lcra_pdf_files
/05-CASE.pdf

GENCO [PDF]
Abstract: Corrosion control of existing steel structures at GENCO.
Source: LCRA
URL: http://www.zerowastenetwork.org/Hub/documents/lcra_pdf_files
/01-0029EVAL.pdf

GENCO [PDF]
Abstract: Corrosion control of existing steel structures at GENCO.
Source: LCRA
URL: http://www.zerowastenetwork.org/Hub/documents/lcra_pdf_files
/01-0029EVAL.pdf

Krylon Paint Source Reduction Case Study [PDF]
Abstract: This project involves the reduction of Krylon paint usage through the implementation of inventory controls and the reduction of hazardous waste by depressurizing aerosol cans prior to disposal.
Source: LCRA
URL: http://www.zerowastenetwork.org/Hub/documents/lcra_pdf_files
/02-CASE.pdf

Non Hazardous Fluorescent Lighting [PDF]
Abstract: This project involves the reduction in hazardous fluorescent lamps generated during electrical relamping activities.
Source: LCRA
URL: http://www.zerowastenetwork.org/Hub/documents/lcra_pdf_files
/01-0053.pdf

Non Hazardous Fluorescent Lighting [PDF]
Abstract: This project involves the reduction in hazardous fluorescent lamps generated during electrical relamping activities.
Source: LCRA
URL: http://www.zerowastenetwork.org/Hub/documents/lcra_pdf_files
/01-0053.pdf

Reverse Osmosis Primary and Secondary water Treatment Case Study [PDF]
Abstract: This project primarily involved the reduction of raw materials and labor used to regenerate resin beds associated with the demineralizer process used to make boiler makeup water.
Source: LCRA
URL: http://www.zerowastenetwork.org/Hub/documents/lcra_pdf_files
/04-CASE.pdf

Reverse Osmosis Primary and Secondary water Treatment Case Study [PDF]
Abstract: This project primarily involved the reduction of raw materials and labor used to regenerate resin beds associated with the demineralizer process used to make boiler makeup water.
Source: LCRA
URL: http://www.zerowastenetwork.org/Hub/documents/lcra_pdf_files
/04-CASE.pdf

Solvent Distillation Waste Management [PDF]
Abstract: This project involves the recycling of citrus solvent using a process distillation unit.
Source: LCRA
URL: http://www.zerowastenetwork.org/Hub/documents/lcra_pdf_files
/LCRA-07.pdf

Solvent Distillation Waste Management [PDF]
Abstract: This project involves the recycling of citrus solvent using a process distillation unit.
Source: LCRA
URL: http://www.zerowastenetwork.org/Hub/documents/lcra_pdf_files
/LCRA-07.pdf

Source Reduction / Waste Minimization Case Studies at LCRA [PDF]
Abstract: This project involves the reduction of disposable "Chemtec" shop rags at SGP through employee awareness and training and the use of reusable red rags.
Source: LCRA
URL: http://www.zerowastenetwork.org/Hub/documents/lcra_pdf_files
/03-CASE.pdf

Source Reduction / Waste Minimization Case Studies at LCRA [PDF]
Abstract: This project involves the reduction of disposable "Chemtec" shop rags at SGP through employee awareness and training and the use of reusable red rags.
Source: LCRA
URL: http://www.zerowastenetwork.org/Hub/documents/lcra_pdf_files
/03-CASE.pdf

WIRTZ DAM [PDF]
Abstract: A pollution prevention case study involving the field encapsulation of lead based paint.
Source: LCRA
URL: http://www.zerowastenetwork.org/Hub/documents/lcra_pdf_files
/NAT-P2.pdf

WIRTZ DAM [PDF]
Abstract: A pollution prevention case study involving the field encapsulation of lead based paint.
Source: LCRA
URL: http://www.zerowastenetwork.org/Hub/documents/lcra_pdf_files
/NAT-P2.pdf


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The Emissions & Generation Resource Integrated Database
Abstract: EPA's Emissions & Generation Resource Integrated Database (E-GRID) is an integrated source of data regarding environmental characteristics of electric power generation, providing air pollutant emission and resource mix information for thousands of individ
Source: EPA
URL: http://www.epa.gov/cleanenergy/egrid/index.htm


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Association of Edison Illuminating Companies
Abstract: Association of Edison Illuminating Companies came into existence because there were innumerable problems to be solved; because managers and operators wanted the experience of other Edison Companies.
Source:
URL: http://www.aeic.org/

Electric Council of New England
Abstract: The Electric Council is an association dedicated to safe, reliable and efficient electric service.
Source:
URL: http://www.ecne.org/

Michigan Electric and Gas Association
Abstract: To advance the common interests of investor-owned electric and natural gas utilities in Michigan for better service to customers, shareholders, and the public.
Source:
URL: http://www.gomega.org/

The Electric Power Associations of Mississippi
Abstract: The Electric Power Associations of Mississippi, a statewide trade organization, seeks to be the unified voice of all rural electric cooperatives in Mississippi.
Source:
URL: http://www.epaofms.com/

The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA)
Abstract: The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) is the national service organization dedicated to representing the national interests of consumer-owned cooperative electric utilities and the consumers they serve.
Source:
URL: http://www.nreca.org/


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ENERGY STAR Online Trainings and Presentations
Abstract: On-line training sessions and presentations available to your organization at no cost. You can participate in the session using your own computer and phone, or gather interested colleagues together around a central phone and computer to train several peo
Source:
URL: http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=business.bus_internet_
presentations

Renewable Energy
Abstract: In 1994, a broad coalition of public-interest organizations and energy companies created the Renewable Northwest Project (RNP) to promote renewable energy development in the region. Since its inception, RNP has been a forceful advocate in Oregon, Washingt
Source:
URL: http://www.rnp.org/


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Ancillary Processes
Abstract: Describes the secondary processes at power generation facilities, including cooling water treatment and facility maintenance.
Source: Southwest Network for Zero Waste
URL: http://zerowastenetwork.org/hub/documents/ElectricUtilities/
electric_ancillary.htm

Cogeneration
Abstract: Describes cogeneration technologies classified as topping cycle (electrical) and bottoming cycle (thermal) systems.
Source: Southwest Network for Zero Waste
URL: http://zerowastenetwork.org/hub/documents/ElectricUtilities/
electric_cogeneration.htm

Combined-Cycle Generation
Abstract: Describes the process of combined-cycle generation, which uses both gas turbines and steam generators.
Source: Southwest Network for Zero Waste
URL: http://www.zerowastenetwork.org/hub/documents/ElectricUtilit
ies/electric_combinedcycle.htm

Combustion
Abstract: Describes the combustion process.
Source: Southwest Network for Zero Waste
URL: http://zerowastenetwork.org/hub/documents/ElectricUtilities/
electric_combustion.htm

ELECTRIC POWER POLLUTION CALCULATOR
Abstract: The purpose of this web site is to educate the public about the potential and the benefits of renewable energy in Texas. This worksheet helps you estimate what your personal share of each of these effects is. Enter the amount of electricity that you consu
Source: State Energy Conservation Office
URL: http://www.infinitepower.org/calc_pollution.htm

Gas Turbine Generation
Abstract: Describes how gas turbines operate to generate electricity.
Source: Southwest Network for Zero Waste
URL: http://zerowastenetwork.org/hub/documents/ElectricUtilities/
electric_gasturbine.htm

Internal Combustion Generation
Abstract: Describes internal combustion generating units, which convert energy into fuel.
Source: Southwest Network for Zero Waste
URL: http://zerowastenetwork.org/hub/documents/ElectricUtilities/
electric_internalcg.htm

National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Abstract: The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is the nation's primary laboratory for renewable energy and energy efficiency R&D.
Source:
URL: http://www.nrel.gov/

Olympic Cleaner and Greener
Abstract: By reducing our energy consumption, we can improve our environment while reducing our contributions to air pollution and global climate change. Together, we can make the Salt Lake 2002 Games the first Games with zero net emissions and show the world how i
Source:
URL: http://www.cleanerandgreener.org/

Post-Combustion
Abstract: Describes post-combustion activities, including pollution control and waste minimization activities.
Source: Southwest Network for Zero Waste
URL: http://zerowastenetwork.org/hub/documents/ElectricUtilities/
electric_postcombustion.htm

Pre-Combustion
Abstract: Describes fuels used in electric power generation, including coal-fired, gas-fired, and oil-fired technologies.
Source: Southwest Network for Zero Waste
URL: http://zerowastenetwork.org/hub/documents/ElectricUtilities/
electric_precombustion.htm

Renewable technologies and energy efficiency
Abstract: Visit this DOE site to find a comprehensive source of information on renewable technologies and energy efficiency. It provides links to pages on each specific renewable energy or technology, including wind, solar, geothermal, ocean, hydropower, bioenergy,
Source: DOE
URL: http://www.eere.energy.gov/

Stream Turbine Generation
Abstract: Describes the process of generating electricity through steam turbines.
Source: Southwest Network for Zero Waste
URL: http://zerowastenetwork.org/hub/documents/ElectricUtilities/
electric_steamtg.htm

Supporting Operations
Abstract: Supporting operations associated with fossil fuel electric power generation facilities include coal processing and air pollution controls.
Source: Southwest Network for Zero Waste
URL: http://zerowastenetwork.org/hub/documents/ElectricUtilities/
electric_supportingops.htm

The Apollo Alliance
Abstract: The Apollo Alliance is a broad coalition within the labor, environmental, business, urban, and faith communities in support of good jobs and energy independence. It has been endorsed by the AFL-CIO and 23 international labor unions as well as a majority
Source:
URL: http://www.bluegreenalliance.org/apollo


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Green-e
Abstract: Green-e is a voluntary certification program for renewable electricity products. The Green-e Program sets consumer protection and environmental standards for electricity products, and verifies that Green-e certified products meet these standards. Electric
Source:
URL: http://www.green-e.org/what_is/what_is_index.html


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Emissions Calculator
Abstract: Convert bldg monthly/annual fuel & electricity usage into emissions
Source: Abraxis Energy
URL: http://www.abraxasenergy.com/energy-resources/toolbox/emissi
ons/

Energy Hog
Abstract: A fun site! Take your family on an Energy Hog tour of your own home and point out ways that you can save energy together. The Energy Hog campaign was founded by Energy Outreach Colorado and the Colorado Governor's Office of Energy Management and Conse
Source:
URL: http://www.energyhog.org/


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American Public Power Association
Abstract: The service organization for the nation's more than 2,000 community based, locally controlled, not for profit electric utilities.
Source:
URL: http://www.appanet.org/

Texas Industries of the Future
Abstract: Established to facilitate the development, demonstration and adoption of advanced technologies and adoption of best practices that reduce industrial energy usage, emissions, and associated costs, resulting in improved competitive performance.
Source:
URL: http://texasiof.ces.utexas.edu/

The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
Abstract: The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) covers a wide spectrum of scientific research, technology development, and product applications related to the generation, delivery, marketing, and use of energy.
Source:
URL: http://www.epri.com/

The Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance
Abstract: The Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance website for pollution prevention and waste minimization. The "Super Efficient Refrigerator Program" seeks to produce energy-wise appliances for home and commercial use. This program is finding alternative
Source: EPA- The Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance
URL: http://www.epa.gov/compliance/

Western's Energy Services
Abstract: Energy Services is a division of Western Area Power Administration, a U.S. Department of Energy agency that markets and transmits federal hydroelectric power in 15 western states. The program's web site features tools and resources on energy efficiency an
Source:
URL: http://www.wapa.gov/es/

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