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General Motors Corporation

Year Submitted: 2003

Process: Painting/Coating

Industry: Automotive manufacture

Wastes Reduced: VOC Emissions

Location: Shreveport LA

No. of employees: App. 2900

Contact: David Burroughs, Sr. Environmental Engineer

Phone: (318) 683-9267



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Environmental Benefits:

Purge thinner use in 1995 was 184,366 gallons (for 185,126 trucks) while 1997 use was 137,793 gallons (for 160,167 trucks). Material usage of 0.996 gallons per vehicle in 1995 dropped to 0.860 gallons per vehicle in 1997. VOC emissions per vehicle dropped from 7.28 pounds per vehicle in 1995 to 2.07 pounds per vehicle in 1997.

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Details of Reductions

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Source: LDEQ
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