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 Summary of 3rd Asphalt Shingles Recycling ForumAs of 12-18-2007

Julie Gevrenov, U.S. EPA Region 5 and Debra Haugen, ShingleRecycling.Org "Forum Summary" (312) 886-6832; Gevrenov.Julie@epamail.epa.gov

(612) 220-7322; Debra@ShingleRecycling.org

www.epa.gov/reg5rcra/wptdiv/solidwaste/debris/index.htm

www.ShingleRecycling.com

Policy

Work towards developing recommendations to close the gap on variations in application of regulations

Document the benefits of recycling vs. other management options

Develop incentives (grants, loans, local mandates, legislative initiatives)

Outreach & Education

Address the perception vs. reality on the issue of asbestos by making information of test data available and communicating with NESHAP authorities (local and national)

Create awareness and educate industry partners of alternatives and recycling options and benefits

Connect with other initiatives

Engineering

Collaboration of state DOT’s and industry partners working together to address questions/concerns to find optimum mix designs for HMA specifications.

For QA/QC guidelines review “Recycling Tear-Off Asphalt Shingles: Best Practices Guide”

Environment

Document and apply best practices (permitting, testing QA/QC) for asbestos, leaching and air emissions issues

Continue to research and document available data on environmental issues University of Florida Study

Create confidence in government and industry sector by dealing with operators who do not follow best practices

Conduct risk analysis: total impacts, life cycle analysis.

Economics & Markets

Establish incentives

Work on documenting the energy, economic & GHG savings

Report on expanding markets

Next steps

Continue dialog and information sharing on the www.ShingleRecycling.org website

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