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                    M a n u f a c t u r i n g C h e m i s t s A s soc i a t i o n

                                  M i n u t e s of M e e t i n g

                                A I R QUALITY COMMITTEE

    Landmark Inn                                                        Atlanta, Georgia

                                    A p r i l 25-26,        1973


    MEMBERS PRESENT:

    J . H . H u g u e t , CHAIRMAN                       E t h y l Corporation
    M. B. T o h l i n e , VICE-CHAIRMAN                  Mobil O i l C o r p o r a t i o n
    I . L . A l e x a n d e r for                        AMAX      -   USMR
        J . G. B r o w n
    M. V. A n t h o n y                                  S t a u f f e r C h e m i c a l Company
    W. B. B a r t o n                                    Borden, Inc.
    C. B. B e c k                                        Cabot Corporation
    Z . G. B e l l , J r .                               PPG I n d u s t r i e s , I n c .
    W . F. B i x b y                                     B. F. G o o d r i c h C h e m i c a l Company
    W. R. C h a l k e r                                  E. I . du P o n t d e N e m o u r s &
-                                                             Company
    D. G . C l a r k e                                   Rohm and H a a s C o m p a n y
    D . B.   Coghlan                                     Foote M i n e r a l Company
    B . W.   Eley for                                    Monsanto Company
         E . P . Wheeler                                                            n


    H.   R. G u e s t , Member                            Union Carbide Corporation
         Alternate
    E.   M. I l g e n f r i t z f o r                     The Dow C h e h i c a l C o m p a n y
         R. E. R e i n k e r
    G.   J. K a u f f m a n f o r                         The P r o c t e r & G a m b l e C o m p a n y
         A. H. P h e l p s
    D.   J. K e i l m a n f o r                           H e r c u l e s Incorporated
         R . E. C h a d d o c k
    E.   D. Lemon                                         U n i t e d States Borax & Chemical .
                                                                Corporation
    *W. L. Mann                                           N L Industries, Inc.
    R. L . Maycock                                        S h e l l C h e m i c a l Company
    P. W. M c D a n i e l                                 Union Carbide Corporation
    M. G . Morris                                         K o p p e r s Company, I n c .
    E.   G.   Opdyke                                      K a y - F r i e s C h e m i c a Is, I n c .
    J.   W. P e r v i e r                                 A i r P r o d u c t s and C h e m i c a l s , Inc.
    T.   H.   Rhodes                                      E x x o n C h e m i c a 1 C o m p a n y U. S .A I



    L.   W.   Roznoy                                      Olin Corporation
    W.   R.   Taylor                                      D i a m o n d Shamrock C h e m i c a l C o m p a n y


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F , W. Velguth                                   CPC I n t e r n a t i c n a l Inc.
C.  R , Walbridge                                A l l i e d Chemica 1 C o r p o r a t i o n
Jerome W i l k e n f e I d                       Hooker Chemica 1 Corporation
K . D. Johnson, SECRETARY                        MCA S t a f f
J. P . T u r n e r                               MCA S t a f f



GUESTS PRESENT :

J. A .Evans                                      S h e l l O i l Company
R. E. F a r r e l l                              Vistron Corporation


MEMBERS ABSENT:

J. S .    Eckert                                  Norton Chemical P r o c e s s
                                                        P r o d u c t s / D i v i s i o n of
                                                        Norton Company
R . H. Mansur                                     Reynolds M e t a l s Company
S . N . Robinson                                  M a l l i n c k r o d t Chemical Works
J . H , Rook                                      American Cyanamid Company
J . C . Schwegmann                                K a i s e r Aluminum and Chemical
                                                        Corporation
J. D.     Underwood                               C e l a n e s e Corpora t i o n




 1.       Minutes of t h e Meetinq of January7 24-25,                       1973

          There b e i n g no a d d i t i o n s o r c o r r e c t i o n s o f f e r e d
 t o t h e s u b j e c t m i n u t e s , t h e y were o r d e r e d approved a s
 distributed.

 2.       Membership        -   Secretary

             The Committee was informed o f t h e a p p r o v a l by t h e
 Board, a t t h e i r F e b r u a r y 13, 1973 m e e t i n g , of t h e nom-
 i n a t i o n s of Messrs. J. D . Underwood and R . E. Reinker.

            M r . R . E . F a r r e l l , of The S t a n d a r d Oil Company
  ( O h i o ) , was i n t r o d u c e d t o , and f a v o r a b l y r e c e i v e d by,
 t h e Committee. H i s nomination w i l l be forwarded t o t h e
 Board w i t h t h e Committee's recommendation f o r a p p r o v a l a t
 t h e e a r l i e s t opportunity.



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3.       L i a i s o n w i t h MCA Board        -   Mr.    Tohline

            M r . T o h l i n e , who had r e p r e s e n t e d t h e Committee a t
t h e l a s t meeting of t h e Board L i a i s o n Committee f o r
Environmental Q u a l i t y and C o n t r o l , r e p o r t e d t h a t t h e
L i a i s o n Committee had e x p r e s s e d a w i l l i n g n e s s t o p r o v i d e
g r e a t e r Board s u p p o r t f o r M C A ' s t e c h n i c a l committees. He
e x p r e s s e d h i s d i s a p p o i n t m e n t t h a t more of i t s m e m b e r s d i d
not p a r t i c i p a t e i n t h e Liaison Committee's a c t i v i t i e s .

4.       AQC Budqet f o r F i s c a l 1 9 7 4          -   Chairman

         M r . Huguet r e p o r t e d t h a t he had been informed by
M r . D r i v e r t h a t t h e Committee p r o j e c t f o r c o n s u l t a t i v e
s u p p o r t i n t h e a r e a of p h o t o c h e n i c a l o x i d a n t s was s l a t e d
f o r Board a p p r o v a l .        The Committee's recommendation t h a t
MCA s u p p o r t t h e ASTM P r o j e c t Threshold - Phase 11, i n t h e
amount of $ 2 5 , 0 0 0 h a s been d i s a p p r o v e d .          The Chairman
e x p r e s s e d h i s a p p r o v a l of t h e MCA d e c i s i o n s .

5.       S t a t u s R e p o r t s on E x i s t i n q S p e c i a l P r o j e c t s

         5.1         A.   D.   L i t t l e Odor Research P r o l e c t                CMA 086093
                        The S e c r e t a r y r e p o r t e d t h a t h e had n o t y e t
been a b l e t o a r r a n g e a s c h e d u l e f o r a c o n f e r e n c e w i t h
M r . K e n d a l l b e c a u s e of c o n f l i c t s i n t r a v e l s c h e d u l e s .
D r . B e l l and t h e S e c r e t a r y w i l l a t t e m p t t o s c h e d u l e such
a c o n f e r e n c e a s soon a s p o s s i b l e , and w i l l make e v e r y e f -
f o r t t o s e c u r e e a r l y submission of t h e t.wo r e p o r t s now
overdue: (1) a c o n s o l i d a t e d r e p o r t on o d o r t h r e s h o l d
measurements, combining t h e r e s u l t s of t h e f i r s t f o u r
y e a r s ' s t u d y , and ( 2 ) a f i n a l r e p o r t on t h e l a s t y e a r and
a h a l f ' s work on p h y s i o l o g i c a l r e s p o n s e s t o odor s t i m u l i .

         5.2         J o s e p h C o o n ' s Paper on Plume V i s i b i l i t y

                     The S e c r e t a r y noted t h a t t h e f i n a l d r a f t
of t h i s p a p e r was now undergoing s t a f f r e v i e w , and was
e x p e c t e d t o be approved s h o r t l y f o r submission t o t h e
printers.

6.       Report f r o m P e t r o c h e m i c a l s Advisory Committee                -
         Messrs. P e r v i e r and Guest

           M r . J . W . P e r v i e r , of A i r P r o d u c t s and Chemicals,
I n c . , s u b m i t t e d t h e f o l l o w i n g c h a r t of t h e s t a t u s of t h e
v a r i o u s s t u d i e s completed o r i n p r o g r e s s u n d e r t h e i r EPA
contract:
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                                             S t a t u s of C o n t r a c t 08-02-0255             A p r i l 24,' 1 9 7 3

                        - ca 1
                           -
                        Chemi                                          Screening Studv                            -
                                                                                                    1-n-Depth S t u d \ ,

    Acetaldehyde v i a e t h y l e n e
                              via ethanol                              Camp ].ete
    A c e t i c a c i d v i a methanol                                 Complete
                            v i a butane
                            v i a acetaldehyde
    Acetic A n h y d r i d e                                           Comp l e t e          I
    Acry l o n i t r i l e                                             Not R e q u i r e d          Complete (3)
    A d i p i c Acid                                                   Complete ( 2 )
    Adiponitrile via butadiene                                         Complete ( 3 )
                              via a d i p i c acid                     Complete ( 3 )
    Carbon B l a c k                                                   Not R e q u i r e d          Complete ( 2 )
    Carbon D i s u l f i d e                                           I n Progress
    Cyclohexanone                                                      Complete ( 2 )
    Dimethyl T e r e p h t h a l a t e (c TpA)                         I n Progress
    Ethylene                                                           Complete ( 2 )
    E t hy 1e ne D i c h l o r i d e
          via oxychlorination                                          Not R e q u i r e d          Complete
          via direct chlorination
    Echy l e n e Oxide                                                 Not R e q u i r e d          I n Progress
    Formaldehyde          -       silver catalyst                      Complete (3)                 I n Progress
                          -       i r o n oxide c a t a l y s t        Not R e q u i r e d          I n Progress
    Glycerol                                                           Complete ( 2 )
    -_
    Hydrogen Cyanide                                                   Complete
-   Isocyanates                                                        I n Progress
    Maleic Anhydride                                                   I n Progress
    Nylon 6
    Nylon 6 , 6                                                        Complete
    Oxo P r o c e s s                                                  Comp l e t e          c

    Pheno 1                                                            Complete                      (1)
    P h t h a l i c Anhydride                                          Not R e q u i r e d          I n Progress
    High D e n s i t y Po l y e t hy l e n e                           Complete ( 2 )
    Low D e n s i t y P o l y e t h y l e n e                          Complete ( 2 )
    Polypropylene                                                      Complete
    Polystyrene                                                        Complete ( 3 )
    Polyvinyl Chloride                                                 I n Progress
    Styrene                                                            I n Progress
    S t y r e n e - B u t a d i e n e Rubber                           Comp l e t c
    Vinyl A c e t a t e v i a a c e t y l e n e                        I n Progress
                                via ethylene
    Vinyl Chloride                                                     Complete ( 2 )



    (1)      In-depth study scheduled.
    (2)      D i s c u s s e d p u b l i c l y Piarch 2 2 , 1973.
    (3)      S c h e d u l e d f o r p u b l i c d i s c u s s i o n :.lay 3 , 1973,




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                                                               AQC 73-5


      The w r i t t e n r e p o r t s of M r . G u e s t on t h e March 2 2
meeting have been d i s t r i b u t e d d i r e c t l y t o t h e A i r Q u a l i t y
Committee; t h e n e x t m e e t i n g i s scheduled f o r May 3 , 1 9 7 3 .

           M r . Guest r e p o r t e d t h a t EPA h a s made t h e d e c i s i o n
t o d e s i g n a t e t h e m a n u f a c t u r e of formaldehyde a s a p r o c e s s
f o r which s t a n d a r d s of performance a r e t o be promulgated
p u r s u a n t t o s e c t i o n 111 of t h e Clean A i r A c t .

           M r . Bixby r e p o r t e d t h a t EPA h a s l e t a c o n t r a c t f o r
a " t o t a l e n v i r o n m e n t a l i m p a c t " s t u d y of t h e b u t a d i e n e -
s t y r e n e rubber i n d u s t r y .

7.        EPA S t r a t e q i e s f o r t h e C o n t r o l of O r q a n i c Emissions                -
          R . L . Maycock

            D r . Maycock r e c o u n t e d t h e h i s t o r y of p r e s e n t nego-
t i a t i o n s of i n d u s t r y w i t h EPA c o n c e r n i n g p o s s i b l e re-
v i s i o n s t o t h e o r g a n i c emissions s t a n d a r d s suggested i n
"Appendix B " of t h e August 1 4 , 1 9 7 1 promulgation of
"Requirements f o r P r e p a r a t i o n , Adoption, and S u b m i t t a l of
Implementation P l a n s . " A t a meeting h e l d i n Durham l a s t
November 2 2 , a t t e n d e d by d e l e g a t i o n s from b o t h t h e MCA
and t h e N a t i o n a l P a i n t and C o a t i n g s A s s o c i a t i o n , it had
been p o i n t e d o u t t o EPA t h a t t h e n e e d s of t h e c h e m i c a l
i n d u s t r y were n o t n e c e s s a r i l y m e t by o p t i o n s t h a t might
b e a d e q u a t e t o meet t h o s e of t h e p a i n t i n d u s t r y .             Given a
r e a s o n a b l e l i s t of approved s o l v e n t s , t h e l a t t e r might
a v a i l t h e m s e l v e s of a l t e r n a t e f o r m u l a t i o n s - f o r t h e i r
products, b u t t h e chemical i n d u s t r y r e q u i r e s r u l e s per-
m i t t i n g r a t i o n a l h a n d l i n g of t h e s o l v e n t s and v o l a t i l e
o r g a n i c s t h a t a r e t h e i r primary products.

             I n p u r s u i n g t h i s s u b j e c t f u r t h e r , an MCA d e l e g a t i o n ,
w i t h D r . L a r r y F a i t h p r e s e n t a s o u r c o n s u l t a n t , had m e t
w i t h EPA r e p r e s e n t a t i v e s on F e b r u a r y 2 7 , 1 9 7 3 . A t t h a t
t i m e , f a v o r a b l e c o n s i d e r a t i o n was g i v e n t o a c o n c e p t
proposed by o u r d e l e g a t i o n t h a t , r a t h e r t h a n a narrow
l i s t of ''exempt'' s o l v e n t s , w i t h a l l o t h e r s s u b j e c t t o v e r y
r i g i d , uniform r e s t r i c t i o n s , a c o n t r o l scheme be based
upon t h e c o n c e p t t h a t a graded s e r i e s of c o n t r o l s b e
e s t a b l i s h e d t o be a p p l i e d t o organic emissions t o a degree
p r o p o r t i o n a l t o t h e i r photochemical r e a c t i v i t y .

           A t t h e i n v i t a t i o n o f EPA, D r . Maycock p r e p a r e d a n
e x t e n s i v e l i s t of v o l a t i l e o r g a n i c compounds of commercial
importance.            Copies of t h i s l i s t were d i s t r i b u t e d t o t h e
members of t h e Committee, and he asked them t o review t h i s
l i s t and s u g g e s t a d d i t i o n s o r d e l e t i o n s .

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            D i s c u s s i o n s a r e c o n t i n u i n g between MCA and EPA
t o d e v e l o p c r i t e r i a f o r t h e d i v i s i o n of c a n d i d a t e
c h e m i c a l s i n t o c a t e g o r i e s based upon photochemical
r e a c t i v i t y , t e s t methods f o r d e t e r m i n i n g t h e c l a s s i f i-
c a t i o n of compounds of p r e s e n t l y unknown photochemical
r e a c t i v i t y , and c o n t r o l schemes a p p r o p r i a t e t o such
classes.

a.       DuPonE D r a f t of CED Report on Economic Impact of
         S u l f u r i c Acid P l a n t C o n t r o l s

           The S e c r e t a r y r e l a y e d t h e r e q u e s t of M r . James
P a r s a n s , a u t h o r of t h i s d r a f t , f o r prompt submission o f
comments and c o r r e c t i o n s from t h o s e t o whom he had sub-
m i t t e d review c o p i e s .

9.        Recent Developments i n Small P a r t i c l e C o n t r o l
          Technoloqv

          9.1        Pentapure Scrubber               -   Mr.    Lemon

                     M r . Lemon r e p o r t e d t h a t he had v i s i t e d t h e
p l a n t of t h e m a n u f a c t u r e r , and had observed o p e r a t i o n of
a p i l o t s c a l e u n i t i n a t e s t i n which a g a s s t r e a m b e a r -
i n g 5-3 g r a i n s / s c f of r e d i s p e r s e d bag house d u s t had
been c l e a n e d t o 0.001 g r / s c f .         Security r e s t r i c t i o n s
 ( d u r i n g pendency of p a t e n t n e g o t i a t i o n s ) p r e v e n t e d him
from d e s c r i b i n g t h e d e s i g n of t h e u n i t , b u t h e e x p r e s s e d
optimism t h a t t h e d e v i c e would prove t o m b e a s i g n i f i c a n t
development i n p a r t i c u l a t e c o n t r o l t e c h n o l o g y .

          9.2        Aronetics "Apitron" Scrubber                      -   Mr.   Beck

                      M r . Beck d e s c r i b e d t h i s a s a modified ven-
t u r e i n which b o t h t h e g a s flow and t h e h i g h r e l a t i v e
v e l o c i t i e s of p a r t i c u l a t e s and w a t e r d r o p l e t s a r e a c h i e v e d
by p a r t i a l f l a s h e v a p o r a t i o n of s u p e r h e a t e d w a t e r i n a
two-phase flow n o z z l e a t t h e t h r o a t of t h e v e n t u r i .               As
t h e w a t e r i s h e a t e d by t h e h o t , d i r t y p r o c e s s g a s , f o u l i n g
of h e a t exchange s u r f a c e s i n t h e w a s t e h e a t b o i l e r i s a
major problem.

          9.3         Petersen Separator              -   M r . Walbridge

                      N o performance d a t a were a v a i l a b l e on t h i s
 device.
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          9-4         Other Developments

                       M r . Kauffman ( o f P r o c t e r & Gamble) b r i e f l y
d e s c r i b e d a new s c r u b b s r t k a z had proved e f f e c t i v e i n
removing f a t t y m a t e r i a l s f r c m w a s t e g a s e s i n a d e t e r g e n t
manufactGring p r o c e s s .               These had proved v e r y t r o u b l e -
some w i t h c o n v e n t i o n a l d e v i c e s b e c a u s e of t h e i r tendency
t o c l o g them. A r e c e n t development a t John Manville f o r
c l e a n i n g h i g n t e m p e r a t u r e g a s e s was a l s o c a l l e d t o t h e
a t t e n t i o n of t h e Committee, which e x p r e s s e d an i n t e r e s t
i n b e i n g k e p t informed a s o p e r a t i n g e x p e r i e n c e was gained
with these devices,

10.       T e c h R i c a l Seminar on A i r P o l l u t i o n C o n t r o l Technoloqv

            The S e c r e t a r y r e p o r t e d on t h e c a n c e l l a t i o n of t h e
Houston seminar f o r l a c k of a d e q u a t e r e g i s t r a t i o n .            He
i n d i c a t e d t h a t a renewed e f f o r t would be made t o pub-
l i c i z e t h e f a l l s e s s i o n (September 10-14 i n C h i c a g o ) .
I n t h e a b s e n c e of s t r o n g s u p p o r t f o r t h i s meeting, h e s a i d
t h a t MCA would u r g e t h i s program b e d i s c o n t i n u e d .

            The Committee e x p r e s s e d hope t h a t a s u c c e s s f u l and
u s e f u l seminar program could s u r v i v e , b u t a g r e e d t h a t ,
l a c k i n g i n d u s t r y s u p p o r t e v i d e n c e d by s t u d e n t r e g i s t r a t i o n s ,
the Committee ought n o t p l a c e i t s e l f i n t h e p o s i t i o n of
t r y i n g t o promote f u r t h e r s e m i n a r s

11.       Report from The J o i n t Subcommittee on Environmental
          --
          Law   M r . Evans

            M r . Evans d i s c u s s e d t h e c o n c e r n of t h e Subcommittee
w i t h t h e f a i l u r e of EPA t o g i v e c o n s i d e r a t i o n t o s t a t u t o r y
r e q u i r e m e n t s f o r c o n s i d e r a t i o n of f a c t o r s of economics and
t e c h n o l o g i c a l f e a s i b i l i t y i n t h e s t a n d a r d s t h e y were
promulgating o r enccuraging t h e s t a t e s t o adopt.                             Standards
r e c e n t l y proposed and/or a d o p t e d by t h e s t a t e of I l l i n o i s
were g i v e n p a r t i c u l a r mention. H e mentioned p o t e n t i a l
a v e n u e s f o r j u d i c i a l c h a l l e n g e of such s t a n d a r d s on t h e s e
grounds.

          I t e m s of common i n t e r e s t t o b o t h t h e A i r Q u a l i t y
Committee and t h e J o i n t Subcommittee on Environmental Law,
and p o t e n t i a i t o p i c s f o r c o n s i d e r a t i o n a t t h e j o i n t s e s s i o n
o f t h e s e two groups n e x t O c t o b e r (see p a r a g r a p h 18.2 of
t h e s e m i n u t e s ) were reviewed.           The p r e s e n t a t i o n of s e l e c t e d
c a s e h i s t o r i e s of enforcement c a s e s seemed t o be of p a r -
ticular interest.
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                                                             AQC 7 3 - 8



           The Chairman a p p o i n t e d Dr. M. V. Anthony a s C h a i r -
man o f a t a s k group t o work w i t h t h e JSEL Chairman i n
d e v e l o p i n g a s u i t a b l e program f o r t h e j o i n t s e s s i o n .

12.      Emerqency R e l e a s e s f o r Chemical P r o c e s s O p e r a t i o n s -
         Mr. Ciark f o r M r . P a i s t

            I n t h e a b s e n c e of M r . P a i s t , h i s a l t e r n a t e , N r .
C l a r k , r e p o r t e d on t h e p r o g r e s s made by t h e t a s k group
a s s i g n e d t o t h l s problem.        They a r e d e v e l o p i n g proposed
g u i d e l i n e s f o r equipment d e s i g n e r s i n t h e p r o v i s i o n s
t h e y make f o r emergency r e l e a s e s .           A t l e a s t one more
d r a f t of t h e s e g u i d e l i n e s w i l l be s u b j e c t e d t o t a s k group
r e v i e w b e f o r e t h e y a r e ready f o r d i s t r i b u t i o n t o t h e
Committee      ~




13.      Toxic Substances L,eqislation

           The S e c r e t a r y r e p o r t e d on c u r r e n t developments on
pending l e g i s l a t i o n .      M C A ' s P r e s i d e n t D r i v e r had t e s t i f i e d
a t b o t h House and S e n a t e h e a r i n g s on March 16 and March 2 1 ,
respectively.             Copies of MCA s t a t e m e n t s have been made
a v a i l a b l e t o t h e Committee.           N e i t h e r subcommittee had y e t
reported o c t a b i l l .

 14.      S i t e S e l e c t i o n Workshop

            D r . Anthony r e p o r t e d t h e f a v o r a b l e c o n s i d e r a t i o n of
t h e proFosed warkshop by t h e i n t e r c o m m i t t e e t a s k group
studying t h e concept.                   E f f o r t s w i l l be made t o s e c u r e t h e
a c t i v e c o l l a b o r a t i o n of t h e s e o t h e r committees (Water
R e s o u r c e s , S o l i d Wastes, P u b l i c R e l a t i o n s , and I n d u s t r i a l
R e l a t i o n s ) i n d e v e l o p i n g a program f o r t h e workshop.

 15.      Report from t h e P u b l i c R e l a t i o n s Department                -
          M r . Turner

             A f t e r summarizing t h e P u b l i c R e l a t i o n s D e p a r t m e n t ' s
 c u r r e n t a c t i v i t i e s of i n t e r e s t t o t h e Committee, M r . T u r n e r
 d i s c u s s e d t h e p r o p o s a l t o broaden t h e c a s e h i s t o r y r e p o r t s
 t o c o v e r s a f e t y problems, a s proposed i n M r . Richard
 B l e w i t t ' s l e t t e r of A p r i l 16 t o t h e Committee.

             Among t h e developments i n d i c a t i n g w i d e r p u b l i c
 a w a r e n e s s of t h e n e e d t o b a l a n c e e q u i t i e s i n a r r i v i n g a t
 e n v i r o n m e n t a l management d e c i s i o n s , h e noted t h e f o r m a t i o n


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    of t h e C o u n c i l f o r Environmental B a l a n c e , t h e cone of t h e
    P r e s i d e n t ' s message on energy and t h e environment, and t h e
    a c t i v i t i e s of t h e S a t i o n a l E r v i r o n m e n t a l DeveLopment A s -
    sociazicn.
b
    16.      Chemicai Safer)? Data S h e e t s
:

                The comnenr;s of M r , F. J . B r e n n e r . Mobii C h e m i c a l ' s
                                                   .
    Manager of Environmental C o n t r o l s , i n r e g a r d t o t h e f a i l u r e
    of c e r t a i n MCA s a f e t y d a t a s h e e t s t o r e c o g n i z e r e g u l a t i o n
f   r e q u i r e m e n t s i n t h e h a n d l i n g and d i s p o s a l of c h e m i c a l s and
f   w a s t e m a t e r i a l s , w z s b r o u g h t t o t h e a t t e n t i o n of t h e Com-
    m i t t e e . Although XCA and i t s committees cannot be expected
    t o maintair. an a w a r e n e s s of r e g z l a t o r y r e q u i r e m e n t s i n a l l
    s t a t e and l o c a i j u r i s d i e t i c n s , o'ir members, i n t h e p r e p a -
    r a t i o n of Chemical S a f e t y Data S h e e t s e c t i o n s on h a n d l i n g
f
    and w a s t e d i s p o s a l , should b e c a r e f u l n o t t o imply s a n c t i o n
    of p r a c t i c e s t h a t may be i n v i o l a t i o n of l o c a l r e g u l a t i o n s .
    I n q u e s t i o n a b l e c a s e s t h e y should a l e r t t h e r e a d e r t o t h e
    p o s s i b l e e x i s t e z c e of s p e c i f i c r e g u l a t o r y requirements
    t h a t may conf IicC- wizh MCA Os g e n e r a l recommendations

    17.      Liaisor, Repcrts

              17.1      American Petroleum I n s t i t u t e            -   Mr.   Tohline

                          M r . T o h l i n e ' s r e p o r t of A P I p r o j e c t s of
    i n t e r e s t zo t h e Committee i s d i s t r i b u t e d a s , a n e n c l o s u r e
    w i t h t h e m a i l i r , g of t h e s e m i n u t e s .

              17.2       I n t e r s c c i e t v Committee on Methods of A i r
!
                         Samplinq and A n a l y s i s

                          PPG h a s a g a i n o f f e r e d t o have one of t h e i r
    s t a f f men c o v e r t h e n e x t meeting of t h e Committee a s a n
    MCA o b s e r v e r .   H i s r e p o r t w i l l be d i s t r i b u t e d t o t h e A i r
    Q u a l i t y Committee when r e c e i v e d .

              17.3      American I n s t i t u t e of Chemical E n q i n e e r s

                           The f o l l o w i n g e x c e r p t s from t h e AIChE's
    "Goals f o r 1 9 7 3 , " r e l a t i n g t o t h e i r e f f o r t t o increase
    t h e i r i n t e r a c t i o n with t h e f e d e r a l agencies and t h e i r
    views on t h e e n e r g y c r i s i s , may be of i n t e r e s t t o t h e
    members of t h e A i r Q u a l i t y Committee:



                                                                                  CMA 086099
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                  I N C R E A S E O'L'R I K T E R A C T I O K WITH THE
                  FEDERAL GOVERKME?U'T V I A =

      making s i g n i f i c a p r p r o g r e s s i n t h e AID/LIFE
      Project

      t r a n s m i t t i r g a completed r e p o r z on "Moti-
      v a t i m T2chniq;es f o r P o l l a t i o n C e n t r o l l '

      t . r a n s m i t t i n g a s t a t z s r e p o r t on what h a s
      a l r e a d y been accompiished i n "Technology
      Tran s f e r   'I




      d e v e l o p i n g a s t r a t e g y and a c t i o n p l a n f o r
      t r a n s m i t t i n g a 1 9 7 4 r e p o r t CT: " T 2 s t i n g
      P r o c e d u r e s f c r P o l l x t l o n C o n t r 3 1 Equlp-
      men t  I'




      p r e s e n t i n g a t l e a s t io d i f f e r e n r f e d e r a l
      " t e s t i m o n i e s of r e c o r d " by D i v i s i o n mem-
      b e r s ( i d e n t i f i e d a s such, b u t a c t i n g a s
      independent p r o f e s s i o n a l i s )

        The c u r r e n t f u e l cris:s,         which has h i t
many p a r t s o f t h e riation t h i s w i n t e r , a t l e a s t
a y e a r e a r l i e r t h a n was a n t i c i p a t e d , p o i n t s up
i n j u s t one more way t h e i n t e r - r e l a t i o n s h i p
of a l l a s p e c t s of e n v i r o n m e n t a l problems,           It
shows a g a i n n o t o z l y t h a t a n i n t e r d i s c i p l i n a r y
a p p r o a c h t o problem s c 1 r ; t i o n i s needed, b u t
a l s o t h a t an o v e r a l l long-range systems a p -
p r o a c h and e v a l u a t i o n i s a n e c e s s i t y . The
f u e l c r i s i s h a s , i n p a r t , been b r o u g h t on by
t h e z o n v e r s i o n of cambzstion o p e r a t i o n s from
h i g h s u l f u r c o a l t o n a t u r a l g a s and Low s u l f u r
f u e l o i l . Now i t becomes a p p a r e n t t h a t t h e s e
moves r e p r e s e n t e d p u r e l y s h o r t - r a n g e and tem-
p o r a r y e x p e d i e n t s t o s o l v i n g p o l l u t i o n problems

      It i s time,          i n fact past t i m e ,        t o make a
long-range a p p r a i s a l of o u r p o l l u t i o n problems
and of o u r r e s o u r c e s - of e n e r g y , m i n e r a l s ,
manpower, and p r o d u c t i o n arid f i n a n c i a l capa-
b i l i t y - and t o a d o p t a program t h a t d o e s n o t
h a v e t o c o n t i n u a l l y s h i f t g e a r s o r change d i r e c -
tions.


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        The e n e r g y s i t u a t i o n emphasizes t h e need
f o r n c n - p o l l u t i n g methods o f c s i n g o x r v a s t
c o a l r e s e r v e s , s i n c e t h e s e a r e t h e only cur-
r e n t energy S O C Z C E S r a t h e r r a p i d l y a v a i l a b l e
i n adequate q u a n t i t y               It also Feints t o the
l o n g e r - r a n g e need a f d e v e l o p i n g a n o n - p o l l u t -
i n g energy s o u r c e which could be made a v a i l -
a b l e a l l o v e r t h e world i n abundant q u a n t i t y .
Perhaps t h i s ineans w e must p u t g r e a t e r emphasis
on r e s e a r c h i n t o more p r a c t i c a l methods of
u t i l i z i n g s o l a r r a d i a t i o n and r e c o v e r y of
w a s t e er,ergy

         I n t h e a r e a of manpower and p r o d u c t i o n
f a c i l l t . i e s , it a p p e a r s t h a t w e need t o c o n s i d e r
r e g u l a t o r y t i m i n g commensurate w i t h e n g i n e e r -
i n g manpower and f a c i l i t i e s a v a i l a b l e f o r
p r o d u c t i o n of c o n t r o l equipment. A l i t t l e
thought h e r e i n d i c a t e s t h a t n e i t h e r t h e
manpower n o r t h e p r o d u c t i o n f a c i l i t i e s a r e
a v a i l a b l e t o c o n v e r t e v e r y power-generating
s t a t i o n i n t h e c o u n t r y t o p o l l u t i o n - f r e e op-
e r a t i o n w i t h i n a p e r i o d of two y e a r s .

        And l a s t , b u t c e r t a i n l y n o t l e a s t , w e a s
members o f t h e t e c h n i c a l community should be
hard a t work l o o k i n g f o r a l t e r n a t e r o u t e s and
b e t t e r ways t o a p p l y p r o c e s s i n g t e c h n o l o g y i n
a n o n - p o l l u t i n g manner.           Anaconda h a s been
much i n t h e news t h i s p a s t week i n r e g a r d t o
t h e i r p l a n s t o u s e a new s o l v e n t r e f i n i n g
method f o r copper o r e .                 I n s t e a d of r o a s t i n g t h e
s u l f i d e o r e a s i n t h e p a s t , which r e l e a s e s SO2
t o t h e atmcsphere, t h e y w i l l use a l i q u i d proc-
e s s i n g t e c h n i q u e which e x t r a c t s copper from t h e
o r e by s o l u t i o n . While t h e t e c h n i q u e i s n o t
r e a l l y new, t h i s is a p p a r e n t l y t h e f i r s t t i m e
it h a s been c o n s i d e r e d a s a means of p r e v e n t i n g
p o l l u t i o n on a l a r g e s c a l e .          I f Anaconda h a s
a l s o been s u c c e s s f u l i n p r e v e n t i n g f o r m a t i o n of
w a t e r p o l l u t a n t s , it should c e r t a i n l y be a s t e p
forward.            T h i s i s a n example of t h e t y p e s of
a l t e r n a t e p r o c e s s i n g t e c h n i q a e s t h a t w e must b e
c o n s i d e r i n g and d e v e l o p i n g .



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                      M r . Huguet summarized t h e s c h e d u l e d program
o f t h e I n s t i t u t e , i n c l u d i n g b o t h meetings and t r a i n i n g
sessions, pertinent t o a i r pollution controls.

         17.4        A i r Pollution Control Association

                       The a n n u a l m e e t i n g i s schedLled f o r J u n e 2 4 -
29 i n Chicago. N o m a j o r s e s s i o n s a p p e a r t o be of p a r t i c -
u l a r i n t e r e s t t o t h e chemical i n d u s t r y .

          17.5       U.   S . Environmental P r o t e c t i o n Aqency

                      EPA s c h e d u l e s ( a s of F e b r u a r y 1973) o f
i n t e r e s t t o t h e A i r Q c a l i t y Committee a r e l i s t e d below

                      (1) R e v i s i o n o f N a t i o n a l Secondary Ambient
                           A i r Q u a l i t y Standards f o r S u l f u r Dioxide

                            P u b l i s h proposed r e v i s i o n s     -   A p r i l 1973
                            Promulgate f i n a l r e v i s i o n s       -   J u l y 1973

                      ( 2 ) S t a n d a r d s o f Performance f o r Groups
                            I1 and I11 I n d u s t r i a l F a c i l i t i e s

                            P u b l i s h proposed Group I1 s t a n d a r d s -
                                 March 1973
                            P u b l i s h proposed Group I11 s t a n d a r d s -
                                 J u l y 1973
                            Promulgate f i n a l G r o u p - I 1 & I11 s t a n -
                                 d a r d s - O c t o b e r 1973

                      ( 3 ) N a t i o n a l Emission S t a n d a r d s f o r Haz-
                            ardous A i r Pollutants

                            P u b l i s h f i n a l s t a n d a r d s f o r mercury,
                                 b e r y l l i u m , and a s b e s t o s -   March 1973

18.       F u t u r e Meetinq P l a n s
                                                                             CMA 086102
          18.1       F i e l d T r i p t o T V A SO2 C o n t r o l P r o j e c t

                      The S e c r e t a r y r e p o r t e d t h a t h e had been
informed by TVA t h a t it would be two t o t h r e e y e a r s
b e f o r e t h e f u l l s c a l e d e m o n s t r a t i o n p r o j e c t on SO2 c o n t r o l
b y l i m e s t o n e i n j e c t i o n and w e t s c r u b b i n g would be o p e r a t -
ing. T h e Committee a g r e e d t o p o s t p o n e c o n s i d e r a t i o n of a
f i e l d t r i p i n c o n j u n c t i o n w i t h a s o u t h e a s t e r n meeting
u n t i l a more f i r m e s t i m a t e could be o b t a i n e d on t h e t i m e
of completion of t h e p r o j e c t .
                                                               AQC 73-13



               18.2         F a l l Meetinq 1 9 7 3

                          The Committee a g r e e d t o s c h e d x l e i t s f a l l
    meeting i n Washington, D . C . , on Wednesday and Thursday,
    O c t o b e r 1 0 and 11. The S e c r e t a r y was i n s t r u c t e d t o
    i n v i t e t h e J S E L t o meet c o n c u r r e n t l y w i t h u s , and t o
    s c h e d u l e a h a l f - d a y of j o i n t s e s s i o n s and a j o i n t lunch-
    eon on Thursday. He was a l s o asked t o s e l e c t a s u i t a b l e
    member of t h e EPA l e g a l s t a f f t o be o u r luncheon g u e s t
    and t.o a d d r e s s t h e group.

               18.3        W i n t e r Meetlnq 1 9 7 4

                             I n r e s p o n s e t o a s t r o n g e x p r e s s i o n of
    i n t e r e s t by members of t h e Committee i n a v i s i t t o t h e
    Las Vegas f a c i l i t i e s of t h e N a t i o n a l Environmental Re-
    s e a r c h C e n t e r , t h e Chairman a p p o i n t e d a Task Group
     ( B a i l e y B a r t o n , Chairman, M. V. Anthony, and L . W .
    Roznoy) t o submit recommendations c o n c e r n i n g t h e pos-
    s i b l e r e c o n s i d e r a t i o n of t h e p r e v i o u s d e c i s i o n t o meet
    i n Research T r i a n g l e Park, North C a r o l i n a , and t h e sub-
    s t i t u t i o n t h e r e f o r of a m e e t i n g i n Las Vegas.               The Task
    Group s u b s e q u e n t l y r e p o r t e d w i t h a recommendation t h a t
-   t h e Committee meet on F e b r u a r y 1 3 and 1 4 , 1974, i n Las
    Vegas, Nevada, w i t h a v i s i t t o t h e N a t i o n a l Environmental
    Research C e n t e r t h e r e . The Committee s t r o n g l y supported
    t h i s recommendation, and asked t h e Task Grocp t o submit
    w r i t t e n j u s t i f i c a t i o n f o r t h i s s i t e t o p e r m i t MCA man-
    agement t o judge t h e need t o make an e x c e p t i o n t o ' t h e
    g e n e r a l r o l e a g a i n s t committee m e e t i n g s i n " r e s o r t "
    areas.

                                                R e s p e c t f u l l y submitted,



                                          /LqAd Kenneth D . Johnson, Ph.D.
                                                           Secretary
                                                   A i r Q u a l i t y Committee

    M i n u t e s S u b j e c t t o Approval
    September 2 6 ,          1973
    KDJ:mb

    D i s t r i b u t i o n 'IC"

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