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Master of Environmental Science and Management: Master's Group Project

Incorporating Life Cycle Screening into Alternatives Analysis

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Group Members: Jordan Chamberlain, Kristen Magnuson, Britta Meier, Yu Yu

Faculty Advisors: Arturo Keller

Client: California Department of Toxic Substances Control, California Environmental Protection Agency


Final Report


The California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) is developing guidelines for conducting Alternatives Analyses on consumer products to eliminate or reduce the use of Chemicals of Concern. To assist in this process, the Bren team is conducting a case study exploring the Life Cycle impacts of methylene chloride in paint strippers and alternative paint stripping methods.

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