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Centralized Waste Treatment Industry

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Economic Analysis of Effluent Limitations Guidelines and Standards for the Centralized Waste Treatment Industry

Detailed Costing Analysis

Complete document: Economic Analysis (PDF) (280 pp, 531K)

  • Cover, Contents, and Sections 1, 2, and 3—Executive Summary, Data Sources, and Baseline Conditions and Industry Profile
  • Sections 4, 5, and 6—Description and Compliance Cost Analysis, Economic Impact Analysis Methodology, and Estimated Economic Impacts
  • Sections 7, 8, and 9—Other Impacts, Initial Regulatory Flexibility Analysis, and Costs and Benefits
  • Appendices A, B, C, D, and E—Part B of WTI Questionnaire, Waste Generation by SIC Code, SIC Code Definitions, Detailed Description of the Economic Impact Analysis Model, and Detailed Demand Elasticity Discussion

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Detailed Costing Document For The Centralized Waste Treatment Industry

Complete Costing Document (PDF) (176 pp, 409K; EPA 821-R-98-016)

  • Cover, Contents, and Section 1—Costs Development
  • Section 2—Physical/Chemical Wastewater Treatment Technology Costs
  • Section 3—Biological Wastewater Treatment Technology Costs
  • Section 4—Sludge Treatment and Disposal Costs
  • Sections 5 and 6—Additional Costs and References

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