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The difference is that in C&D activity, decontamination may not be necessary, as the site is presumed to be clean. C&D generally refer to demolition of buildings or structures where no hazardous or toxic substance would have ever been handled or processed. To increase pollution prevention/waste minimization in the process, demolition is sometimes referred to as deconstruction. 2 REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS Through the passage of numerous regulations, state and federal regulatory agencies such as the EPA have encouraged and sometimes mandated that WMin/P2 be incorporated into the process.
Waste generated during interim action or cleanup action that is conducted quickly or with limited analysis to reduce or eliminate imminent threats to the environment, the public, or workers may be difficult. However, these situations arise only in cases of emergency or time-critical action, generally due to either an accident or a spill of a hazardous substance. Superfund sites require additional studies. Studies include prioritizing all the hazardous substances found on site, preparing a toxicological profile of each substance, and making a complete health assessment of all substances on site.
4 Return on Investment (ROI) Though similar to the study carried out under a PPOA, ROI is a tool which assists management in deciding on the options for WMin/P2 that are put forward. The ability to show cost savings on WMin/P2 projects is a major reason for funding these projects, in addition to the obvious benefit of reducing waste. Projects with high ROI will show the value of implementing the project in an atmosphere of diminishing resources. For ROI consideration, the project should have a defined scope.