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Auto Repair and Maintenance

The following information provides Best Management Practices (BMPs) that are recommended for auto repair and maintenance facilities.


POTENTIAL POLLUTANT SOURCES

The following activities are potential sources of pollutants:

Pollutants may include:

POLLUTION PREVENTION

Using pollution prevention measures may reduce or eliminate the need for other more costly or complicated procedures. The following pollution prevention principles apply to most facilities:

GENERAL GOOD HOUSEKEEPING PROCEDURES

AUTOMOBILE SERVICING

PARTS CLEANING

MATERIALS AND WASTE HANDLING

MATERIALS STORAGE

CLEANING FLOORS

SPILL CONTROL

EMPLOYEE TRAINING

Sources:
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (www.tceq.state.tx.us)
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (www.epa.gov)

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