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U.S. Department of Energy Pantex Plant

Year Submitted: 2003

Process: Wastewater Treatment

Industry: Energy Production

Wastes Reduced: Sulfuric Acid

Location: Amarillo TX

No. of employees: 3246

Contact: L. Pendlebury

Phone: (806) 477-3177



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Environmental Benefits:

Benefit was to reduce the hazardous waste generation by approximately 19,000 lbs., reduce hazardous waste storage on plant site, and reduce management of <90 day permitted sites. Another environmental benefit is this quantity of acid, with the environmental impacts associated with it’s manufacture was avoided since it replaced new material that would have been otherwise manufactured for the copper mining operation.

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Details of Reductions

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Source: NetZero
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