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Effluent Guidelines: Pulp and Paper Rulemaking Actions - Technical Support Document for BMPs

Technical Support Document for Best Management Practices
EPA Document No. EPA 821-R-97-011, October 1997

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Table of Contents
Specialized Definitions
Legal Authority
Wood Composition
Wood Pulping and Chemical Recovery Systems
Composition and Toxicity of Pulping Liquors, Soap and Turpentine

Sources of Spent Pulping Liquor Losses
Spent Pulping Liquor Management, Spill Prevention and Control: Current Industry Practice
BMP Regulatory Approach, Requirements and Implementation
Estimated Costs and Effluent Reduction Benefits
Attachment A: Best Management Practices Regulation

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