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Environmental Aspects Analysis

Activity: College of Science – Vocational and Technical

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

  • Boilers
  • Spray painting
  • Welding activities
  • Degreaser fumes

Regulatory requirements

 

Degradation of air quality

 

AQ 1- 19

401 c,e

Eco/Human Toxicity

  • Chemical use/storage
  • Diesel
  • Gasoline
  • Paint (thinner)

Health hazards

 

Potential contamination

 

Regulatory requirements

 

Storage concerns

 

Fire/Explosion concerns

 

 TSCA 1 - 2

104

105a

Energy

  • Computer operations

 

Resource depletion

 

 

905

Solid Waste

  • Office and equipment waste

 

Disposal/Recycling

 

SUS 2, 4

802

10104

Hazardous Waste

  • Chemical waste
  • Batteries (rechargeable, nickel, cadmium, lithium, etc.)
  • Mercury containing devices (fluorescents)
  • Compressed gas cylinders/aerosols
  • Paint waste and sludge
  • Used thinners, diesel or gas

 

Disposal/Recycling

 

Regulatory requirements

 

Resource depletion

 

Fire concerns

 

HWM 1 – 24

UW 1, 3, 4, 5, 6

 

101

105a

107

 

Radiological

  • N/A

 

 

 

 

 

Waste Water

  • N/A

 

 

 

 

Natural Resources

  • Electricity demand
  • Water demand

Resource depletion

 SUS 1 - 4 

905

10103

10105