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Fact Sheets:

Policy and Regulatory:

  • Regulatory Treatment of Plastics-to-Fuel Facilities
    This document provides guidelines for how state policymakers and regulators should classify and regulate new Plastics-to-Fuel Facilities. It also provides a checklist of typical federal, state, and local permits required to operate such facilities.

  • Energy Recovery Policy Background
    To meet our nation’s economic and environmental goals, America needs a comprehensive energy policy that draws on our nation’s diverse energy supplies, including renewable and alternative sources such as energy recovery from plastics.

Studies and Reports:

  • Plastics-to-Fuel Manufacturing Emissions Study
    This 2017 paper provides emissions data to help evaluate the safety of these operations. The paper compares plastics-to-fuel manufacturing emissions to emissions from several other manufacturing industries. The data demonstrate that the emissions produced by plastics-to-fuel technologies are lower when compared to many other industrial facilities found in communities across the country.

  • 2015 Plastics to Fuel Developer’s Guide
    This report is intended as a discussion tool for a variety of local and international stakeholders including: municipal and national governments, corporations, community leaders, business associations, NGOs, project developers, and others interested in the management of end-of-life plastic waste.

  • Plastics-to Fuel Cost Estimating Tool for Developers
    This supplemental plastics to fuel cost estimator was developed to assist stakeholders.

  • Economic Impact of Plastics-to-Oil Facilities in the United States
    In its new report, Economic Impact of Plastics-to-Oil Facilities in the United States, ACC explores the potential impact that building plastics-to-oil facilities in the U.S. could have on economic output and job creation.

News

News & Resources

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Jobs

Jobs and Economic Impact

The business of chemistry provides 811,000 skilled, good-paying American jobs—earning 44 percent more than the average manufacturing pay.