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ECAR Fact Sheet for Michigan: Vehicle crusher

The principle environmental concern in vehicle crushing operations is the release of fluids still in the vehicle and draining into the soil and ultimately into the groundwater streams. Even if the fluids are contained in the crushing area, the facility must ensure storm water wont wash them away.

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Description The principle environmental concern in vehicle crushing operations is the release of fluids still in the vehicle and draining into the soil and ultimately into the groundwater streams. Even if the fluids are contained in the crushing area, the facility must ensure storm water wont wash them away.
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Subject
Source Automotive Recyclers Association
Keyword Car recycling; Crushing operations; Fluid spills; Stormwaters; Best management practices
Selector Jund
Date Of Record Creation 2004-04-20 10:53:31
Date Last Modified 2004-04-20 10:53:31
Language EN
Date Record Checked: 2004-04-20 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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