Occupational Safety and Health Texas A & M Environmental Regulations Essay

Question Description

Joe’s Aircraft Parts Co. is a distribution and maintenance center for aircraft parts. Joe wants to add a parts cleaning operation to his facility. He’s heard that trichloroethylene (TCE), methylene chloride, and perchloroethylene (PCE or PERC) make great solvents for washing parts.

Given the information presented in this module, if the solvents are not properly stored or used, what potential impacts might there be on the environment? What environmental regulations might apply to the storage and/or disposal of such solvents? What pollution prevention methods might you suggest to Joe that would reduce the environmental impact of his proposal, as well as reduce his environmental compliance requirements?

Your response should be in APA format including a title page and a reference page. An abstract is not required for this assignment. The body of your paper (not including title or reference page) should be approximately 2-3 pages.