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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY19 is not expected to be complete until September, 2020.

  1. The Use of Recycled Solid Automotive Paint Wastes as Ingredients in Automotive Sealant Products

    SBC: Aster Inc.            Topic: N/A

    About 75,000,000 lbs of paint sludge is generated by the U.S. automotive industry each year. This type of waste and (similar streams from other industries) make significant contributions to landfills. The solution proposed by ASTER, Inc., proven feasible during the Phase I of this work, is to recycle the paint sludge into ingredients for automotive sealants. This new approach results in waste g ...

    SBIR Phase II 1995 Environmental Protection Agency
  2. Novel Process for Functional Chromium Plating from Non-Toxic Trivalent Chromium (Cr(III)) Plating Bath

    SBC: Faraday Technology, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Chromium coatings are widely used in various industries. Functional chromium is currently plated from a Cr(VI) bath. However, Cr(VI) is identified as one of 17 "high-priority" toxic chemicals by the EPA. Compared to Cr(VI), Cr(III) is environmentally benign and the waste disposal cost is significantly reduced. However, functional chromium coatings are not currently available from a Cr(III) bat ...

    SBIR Phase II 1995 Environmental Protection Agency
  3. FEASIBILITY OF AN INTEGRATED CONTINUOUS PROCESS USING AUTO- MATIC INSTRUMENTATION AND STATAISTICAL ANALYSES TO REDUCE COSTS AND TO INCREASE THE EFFICIENCY OF PEAK DETECTION AND POLLUTION CONTROL IN UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS

    SBC: Production Monitoring &            Topic: N/A

    OVER THE LAST SEVERAL YEARS, THE EPA HAS DEVOTED MAJOR EF- FORTS TO IDENTIFY AND DOCUMENT THE MAGNITUDE OF THE RISKS OFENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION DUE TO LEAKING UDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS (UST). IN APRIL 1987, THE EPA PUBLISHED THE PROPOSED REGULATIONS FOR THE OWNERS AND OPERATORS OF UST, WHICH ARE EXPECTED TO BE FINALIZEDD IN EARLY 1988. THESE REGULATIONS INCLUDE REQUIREMENTS FOR TANK TIGHTNESS TESTS, ...

    SBIR Phase II 1989 Environmental Protection Agency
  4. Innovative Volatile Heavy-Metal Air-Toxics Control

    SBC: Sorbent Technologies Corp            Topic: N/A

    The emission of mercury into the atmosphere from combustion sources has increasingly become a major environmental and health concern. The recent Clean Air Act Amendments have called for close scrutiny and possible limits on mercury emissions. Unfortunately, because it is in the form of a vapor or submicron aerosol in gas streams, elemental mercury has proven very difficult and expensive to contr ...

    SBIR Phase II 1995 Environmental Protection Agency
  5. Novel Method for DBP Precursor Removal

    SBC: Universal Fuel Development            Topic: N/A

    The treatment and disinfection of water for drinking continues to be a major public health issue. It is clear that disinfection methods involving chlorine compounds result in the formation of byproducts that constitute a health risk. The proposed work addresses the removal of the disinfection byproducts (DBPs), especially the haloacetic acids, or their humate and fulvate precursors by using an i ...

    SBIR Phase II 1995 Environmental Protection Agency
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