Industrial & commercial pollution prevention methods.
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Temporary Construction Sediment Control Implement and encourage practices to retain sediment within construction project area; see Temporary Construction Erosion and Sediment Control Factsheets for additional information
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Wind Erosion Control Institute a local program for wetting of open construction surfaces and other sources for windblown pollutants.
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Emission Regulation 1 Follow local, state and federal regulatory requirements for control of air emissions.
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Material Storage Control 1 Reduce or eliminate spill and leakage loss by properly inspecting, containing, and storing hazardous materials and having a cleanup plan that can be quickly and efficiently implemented.
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Dumpster and Landfill Management Ensure that contaminated material is contained to prevent solid and/or liquid waste from being washed into storm sewer systems or water bodies.
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Better Turf Management 1 Ensure that mowing, fertilization, pesticide application, and irrigation are completed in ways that will prevent or reduce grass clippings, sediment, and chemicals from entering storm sewer systems; use native vegetation where possible.
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Better Parking Lot Cleaning 1 Maintain streets and parking lots frequently and especially in the spring by sweeping, picking up litter, and repairing deterioration; pressure wash pavement only as needed and avoid using cleaning agents.
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Better Impervious Surface Deicing 1 Properly store and conservatively apply salt, sand, or other deicing substances in order to prevent excessive and/or unnecessary contamination; implement anti-icing and prewet salt techniques for increased deicing efficiency.
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Proper Vehicle Management 1 Ensure that vehicles are fueled, maintained, washed and stored in a manner that prevents the release of harmful fluids, including oil, antifreeze, gasoline, battery acid, hydraulic and transmission fluids, and cleaning solutions.
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Storm Sewer System Maintenance Regularly clean debris from storm sewer inlets, remove sediment from catch basin sumps, and remove any illicit connections to storm sewer systems.
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Sanitary Sewer System Maintenance 2 Regularly inspect and flush sanitary pipes to ensure that there are no leaks in the system and that the system is properly functioning.
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