This technical report provides an overview of environmental laws and regulations affecting photographic processing activities. These laws and regulations control photo-processing wastewater (effluent) discharges, regulate hazardous material storage and disposal, protect communities from hazardous chemicals, and provide protection to employees exposed to hazardous substances.
This technical report provides information about environmental laws and regulations that affect microfilm processors. This report includes a discussion of The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Guidance Manual on the Development and Implementation of Local Discharge Limitations Under Pretreatment Program and that guidance manual’s relationship with state and local requirements.
This report was developed to help microfilm processors understand regulations, comply with regulations, and report on regulation compliance.