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Kelly Air Force Base

Year Submitted: 2003

Process: Painting/Coating

Industry: Military

Wastes Reduced: Wastewater

Substance: Cyanide Stripper

Equipment: non-cyanide strippers

Location: San Antonio TX

No. of employees: 13000

Contact: Dave Leeson

Phone: (210) 925-3100



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Environmental Benefits:

This material change reduced the use of Cyanide which is an EPA 17 ITP chemical. Cyanide rinse waters also pose a serious health threat to workers and the environment. By eliminating cyanide strippers, Kelly AFB reduced the amount and toxicity level of its hazardous waste stream.

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Details of Reductions

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Source: TCEQ
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