By Gerald R. Visgilio, Diana M. Whitelaw

This ebook is the results of a convention held biannually on the Goodwin-Niering heart for Conservation Biology and Environmental reports at Connecticut collage. It makes use of an interdisciplinary method of specialise in very important ecological affects of acid deposition. The booklet combines study findings and the coverage analyses of specialists from diverse educational disciplines with the positions complicated by means of representatives of assorted nongovernmental companies.

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8 24 TRANSFER OF POLLUTION PREVENTION TECHNOLOGIES commercial material suppliers to adjust formulations to meet special color or film property requirements for a given military application. In commercial industries, intermediaries between suppliers and users are usually unnecessary. In the powder coating industry, for example, manufacturers and equipment suppliers work directly with prospective users to satisfy the user’s requirements and can be expected to focus their resources on prospects likely to use substantial amounts of powder coating.

Little data was available on the measured reduction of human exposures to toxic substances and the reduction of environmental pollution in using the powder coating process, which made the impacts of the NDCEE's powder coat program difficult to assess. The program appears to have one small-scale implementation, but adequate data to determine the cost-effectiveness of the program has not been assembled. It is difficult to determine the advantages and disadvantages of powder coat over other coating technologies for the applications selected.

31 28 TRANSFER OF POLLUTION PREVENTION TECHNOLOGIES involved in this effort. The NDCEE did assist the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division, in evaluating the use of ultrahigh-pressure waterjets for removing coatings from submarine panels,40 but although the NDCEE provided the waterjet cleaning service, it was not involved in the subsequent evaluation or in the implementation of the technology. The distinction between providing a service and evaluating it is important because a similar service might be obtained at no cost from one of the waterjet system vendors, given the potential for a sale.

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