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Environmental Aspects Analysis

Activity: College of Engineering – Materials 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

  • Chemical fume hoods
  • Point source emissions from research projects
  • Cleaning solvent/degreaser fumes
  • Welding fumes

Degradation of air quality

Health hazards

Regulatory requirements

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

 

103a

401c

403

Eco/Human Toxicity

  • Materials Science and Engineering activities
  • Chemicals exposure
  • Compressed gas cylinders/ aerosols
  • Biohazardous material exposure
  • Radiation exposure
  • X-ray exposure
  • Mercury use/storage/disposal
  • Lasers

Health hazards

Regulatory requirements

Potential contamination

Fire concerns

HWM 1 – 24

TSCA 2

ST 1-21

RP 1-13

UW 3

101a

102

105

108

203

301

302

506a

Energy

  • Computer operations
  • Lab equipment

Resource depletion

 

905