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Environmental Aspects Analysis

Activity: College of Engineering – Computer Science and Engineering

In order to increase the utility of this manual, the team undertook an effort to produce a sample aspect analysis. This sample was expanded to include a cross reference of Texas state environmental regulations, Federal regulations, as well as a listing of best management practices. Please click on the references below to further investigate the regulatory references and best management practices provided as links below.

Aspects

Impacts

Applicable

Regs

Applicable

BMPs

Air Emissions

  • Soldering fumes
  • Cleaning solvent fumes

 

Degradation of air quality

Health hazards

Regulatory requirements

AQ 1, 2, 3, 6, 12, 13, 19

 

103a

401c

403

Eco/Human Toxicity

  • Chemicals exposure

 

Health hazards

Regulatory requirements

Potential contamination

Fire concerns

HWM 1 – 24

RP 1-13

ST 1-21

TSCA 2

UW 3

101a

102

105

108

203

301

302

506a

Energy

  • Computer operations
  • Lab equipment

Resource depletion

 

905

Solid Waste

  • Office and equipment waste
  • Experiment materials

Storage concerns

Disposal/Recycling

Regulatory requirements

 

802a

802c

Hazardous Waste

  • Chemical  experiments   
  • Batteries (rechargeable, nickel, cadmium, lithium, etc.)
  • Compressed gas cylinders/aerosols
  • Lead

 

Health hazards

Storage concerns

Disposal/Recycling

Regulatory requirements

Potential contamination

Resource depletion

Fire concerns

HWM 1 – 24

ST 1

TSCA 2

UW 1, 3, 4, 5, 6

 

102

107b

107c

107g

107h

107i

107l

108

Radiological

  • N/A

 

 

 

 

Waste Water

  • General lab experiments

 

Regulatory requirements

SW - 1, 3, 4, 5

507c

Natural Resources

  • Electricity demand

 

Resource depletion

Regulatory requirements

 

905