Environmental & Regulatory Compliance Features for October 2004

Environmental & Regulatory Compliance Features Archive

VOC Emissions from Industrial Painting Processes As a Source of Fuel Cell Energy VOC Emissions from Industrial Painting Processes As a Source of Fuel Cell Energy

Paint solvents and other airborne chemicals classified as volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are undesirable air pollutants because they have unpleasant odors and contribute to the formation of smog. Federal, state, and local regulations limit the amount of these chemicals emitted from manufacturing facilities; so many industries must abate these VOCs.