Evaluation of waste disposal practices of Alaska seafood processors

by United States. Environmental Protection Agency. National Field Investigations Center, Denver.

Publisher: The Center in Denver

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At head of title: Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Enforcement.

StatementNational Field Investigations Center-Denver, and Region X.
ContributionsUnited States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Enforcement., United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Region X.
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 335 p. :
Number of Pages335
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16035300M

  One seafood processing waste pile in Akutan Harbor is currently estimated to be more than 50 acres in size. According to Dennis McLerran, EPA Regional Administrator in Seattle, today’s Trident Seafoods Corp. agreement will fundamentally alter Alaska seafood waste discharge practices across the industry. (Washington, DC - Septem ) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) today announced that Trident Seafoods Corp., one of the world's largest seafood processors, has agreed to pay a $ million civil penalty and invest millions in fish waste controls to settle alleged violations of the Clean Water Act (CWA). Book Summary: In this book, scientists from various disciplines address the advances in seafood research with respect to quality, safety, consumer’s demands and processing of wild and farmed fish. The nutritional properties of marine lipids and lipid oxidation from model systems to seafood . We do NOT service residential customers. Please contact your local municipality. 24 / 7 SERVICE - CALL.

You may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.. Seafood Processing Effluent Guidelines - Notice of Additional Data & Extension of Comment Period (PDF) (1 pg, K, J , 46 FR ) Seafood Processing Effluent Guidelines - Notice of Additional Data & Extension of Comment Period (PDF) (1 pg, K, Ma , 46 FR . processor workers in the Alaska fishing industry. These answers are general and may not apply to. all workers or employers. In many cases, fishing deckhands are “joint partners” in the fishing venture and are not employees. FAQs. 1. What is Alaska’s minimum wage? Effective Jan. 1, , Alaska’s minimum wage is $ per hour. Size: 1MB. The line processes and brings ashore a large percentage of solid waste materials; it incinerates some waste items to reduce the volume and has a recycling rate of more than 30 percent of materials. Oregon Readies New Waste Water Requirements for Seafood Processors [The World] by Nicholas Johnson Febru The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality released a draft of a purposed permit on Monday that, if passed, would regulate wastewater discharges from seafood processing facilities in Oregon.

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Crab and shrimp processing may extend over a three to six month period. Southeast Alaska processes the major portion of the halibut and miscellaneous fish catch.

A substantial portion of fish and shellfish is waste material, ranging from onethird of the whole salmon to as high as 75 to 85 percent for crab and shrimp.

T1 - Alternative seafood waste disposal procedures for Alaskan waters. AU - Thorne, R. AU - Thomas, G. AU - Bishop, M. PY - /12/1. Y1 - /12/1. N2 - In EPA produced effluent discharge guidelines for the seafood processor industry that required wastes to be ground to cm (1/2") in any dimension prior to : R.E.

Thorne, G.L. Thomas, M.A. Bishop. APDES Permitting for Wastewater Discharges from Seafood Processing and Hatchery Facilities in Alaska.

An Operator of a seafood processing or hatchery facility seeking authorization to discharge wastewater to surface waters must apply for an APDES permit.

Two types of permits are available for seafood processors. Alaska Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (APDES) general permit to operator(s) or owner(s) of onshore seafood processing facilities located in Kodiak, Alaska that discharge seafood processing waste and wastewater to waters of the U.S.

The permit authorizes discharges to. Recycling is a practice meant to extend the life of Alaska’s landfills and combat a steady pileup of global waste that is contaminating natural resources. In Anchorage, programs have morphed over the decades from dedicated volunteer endeavors to official programs run by waste companies.

Characteristics of raw wastewater at each step of seafood processing in North Carolina fish processing plants (water flow is in liter and the other parameters are in g kg 1 of raw fish.

Seafood processing waste management and its impact on local community in Cochin Corporation, India. quantitative evaluation of seafood waste generate d at various levels of processing in the.

Waste Management Practices: Municipal, Hazardous, and Industrial, Second Edition. Waste Management Practices: Municipal, Hazardous, and Industrial, Second Edition addresses the three main categories of wastes (hazardous, municipal, and 'special' wastes) covered under federal regulation outlined in the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA).

Because the US Environmental Protection Agency does allow (in Evaluation of waste disposal practices of Alaska seafood processors book cases) fish waste to be tossed back into the ocean, seafood processors commonly dispose fish guts, heads, tails, fins, skin and crab shells in marine : Kristine Wong.

Alaska Seafood Industry Taxes and Fees United Fishermen of Alaska PO Box Juneau, AK Phone Fax [email protected] The Alaska Waste Disposal and Reuse Guide has been issued jointly by ConocoPhillips Alaska, Inc., and BP Exploration (Alaska) Inc.

This document provides consistent waste management guidance for all employees and contractors in all of our Alaska operations to help ensure compliance with applicable regulations and company policies. Waste disposal Section Personnel Section Handling Section Labeling requirements Section Labeling requirements for seafood products for export only Section Adulterated seafood products Section Misbranded seafood products Section Seafood product standards.

security, high-volume food processing and preparation operations have increased the need for improved sanitary practices from processing to consumption.

This trend pres-ents a challenge for the food processing and food preparation industry. Sanitation is an. A Survey of Waste Management Practices at Alaska Health Care Facilities Alaska Community Action on Toxics Janu Page 3 INTRODUCTION Encompassingsquare miles of territory, Alaska is by far the nation’s largest state, nearly one-fifth.

During fish processing a considerably amount of fish waste (20%–80% depending on processing level and fish species) is produced (Ghaly et al., ). Traditionally, these fishery by-products, along with most underutilized fish species, were discarded causing environmental contamination.

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Title: Waste treatment and disposal from seafood processing plants: Publication Type: Miscellaneous: Year of Publication: Authors: Brinsfield, Russel B., Douglas G. Phillips, Maryland, Department of Natural Resources, Maryland Environmental Service, Robert S. Kerr Environmental Research Laboratory, University of Maryland, and Horn Point Environmental Laboratories.

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convert a significant volume of Alaska seafood waste into saleable product. • There may be significant opportunity to expand the value of fish oil by directing the material into higher value markets/uses.

Alaska processors burn 70 percent of fish oil production as a diesel fuel over. The US Department of Justice announced that the federal court of Washington sentenced East West Seafoods LLC company to pay a total of $50, in fines, for violating the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships, the Clean Water Act, and the Refuse Act, by intentionally discharging oily bilge water and raw sewage into the ocean off the coast of Alaska, and then presenting false records to the U.S.

Waste disposal and by-product management in food processing industry pose problems in the areas of environmental protection and sustainability (Russ and Pittroff ). Generally speaking, raw and auxiliary materials, as well as processing acids, enter the production process and exit as one of the following: a desired product, a non-product Cited by: Seafood Processing and Technology The Alaska seafood industry is the largest private employer in the state.

The industry processes 5 billion pounds of fish and shellfish annually, more than 55 percent of the total US catch. Over large and small firms produce cod fillets, surimi, halibut steaks, and fillet, freeze, can or smoke salmon. If you are new to seafood processing work, watch this orientation video, and contact the Anchorage Seafood Office for job search assistance.

Phone: () For more help, contact one of our Alaska Job Centers. The term fish processing refers to the processes associated with fish and fish products between the time fish are caught or harvested, and the time the final product is delivered to the customer.

Although the term refers specifically to fish, in practice it is extended to cover any aquatic organisms harvested for commercial purposes, whether caught in wild fisheries or harvested from. evaluation of waste disposal practices of alaska seafood processors - environmental protection agency, office of enforcement DANIEL B.

DELOACH. The Salmon Canning Industry. Related titles: Environmentally-friendly food processing (ISBN ; ISBN ) With both regulation and consumer pressure increasing, the food industry.

Waste Disposal Methods In comparison to accepted waste disposal practices in the conter- minous United States, waste disposal practices in the Alaska seafood industry are primitive.

Waste treatment is practically non-existent. In most cases all waste materials are discharged directly to the receiving waters with no treatment. Recommended!Salmon!Quality!Guidelines!For!Fishing,!Tendering!&!Processing!Operations!.

Chilled!sea!water!(CSW)!is!a!type!of!cooling!system,!sometimes!referred!to. The Alaskan fishing industry produces over one million metric tons of by-product and waste annually.

Rural coastal Alaska communities have been using the grind and dump method for decades. There is an opportunity to expand existing onshore processing in rural coastal communities and provide additional economic value from fish waste and, simultaneously, reducing or eliminating.

EPA estimates the updated total annualized costs for Alaska seafood processing plants to implement individual screening and offshore disposal of screened fish wastes range, on average, to be from $ to $ per pound of seafood processing waste removed. Hazardous Waste Experts is the local choice for hazardous waste disposal in Anchorage, Alaska.

In addition to management of hazardous waste, we can assist you with the handling and disposal of sharps, biological waste, or other healthcare waste streams.A waste management hierarchy based on the most environmentally sound criteria favours waste prevention/minimisation, waste re-use, recycling, and composting.

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