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P2 Metrics - a National Goal Beth Anderson Pollution Prevention Division Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics.

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1 P2 Metrics - a National Goal Beth Anderson Pollution Prevention Division Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics

2 Project Goal Establish core P2 measures Pounds Gallons BTU equivalents $ Dollars What was the pay off for P2?

3 Procedure Description Use 2003 as Baseline Year Use NPPR report summarizing P2 results as a model Dialogue with State programs and EPA Regions

4 Proposed measures #1 Reduce pollution by ____ pounds Include: hazardous waste solid waste air emissions water pollution

5 Proposed Measures #2 Conserve ___ BTUs of Energy: use conversion factors if energy is fuel, kWh, etc. #3 Conserve ___ Gallons of Water #4 Save ___ Dollars: to track the money saved as a result of P2 practices being implemented

6 Strengths Some P2 programs already collect activity information There sources of data already in place: P2 award programs EMS plans Enforcement actions Case studies

7 Difficulties Data Quality How Data will be used Time - Cost - Person hours for data collection Technical Difficulties

8 Schedule Baseline year is 2003 Start to gather data FY 04 Create a Biennial Report: for Congress, State Legislatures, OMB

9 Summary spent $60 million to prevent 600 million pounds of pollution P2 Grants are only 1% of EPA grant funds to States ($6 million out of a total of $600 million) Nothing to fear but no answers


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