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Defined and established U.S. requirements to protect and improve air quality

Clean Air Act

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NAAQS

National Ambient Air Quality Standards

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The CAA established the NAAQS for six pollutants

Sulfur dioxide (SO2)
Nitrogen Oxides (NOx)
Particulate matter (PM)
Carbon Monoxide (CO)
Ozone (O3)
Lead (Pb)

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___ NAAQS were defined to protect public health

Primary

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____ NAAQS were defined to promote public welfare

Secondary

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Title VI of the CAA was developed in response to ___

The Montreal Protocol

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Called for international agreements to restrict and ban certain ozone depleting substances, in order to protect the stratospheric ozone layer

Montreal Protocol

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ODSs

Ozone Depleting Substances

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Established a program to phase out ODSs, in order to protect the stratospheric ozone layer from harmful ultraviolet radiation and help preserve ambient air quality and global temperatures

Title VI of the CAA

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Federal requirements (40 CFR Part 82) address five concerns raised at Montreal and subsequent conferences on recycling, reduction, and disposal of ODS

Proper procedures
Proper technician certification
Certification programs for equipment
Leak repair rates
Disposal requirements

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All air conditioning and refrigeration equipment, except for small appliances and room air conditioners, must be provided with a ___ that facilitates recovery of the refrigerant

Service aperture

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Technicians who service and dispose of air conditioning and refrigeration equipment are required to observe practices that ___

Reduce refrigerant emissions

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Small appliances require a ___ for easy access during recovery operations

Process stub

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Technicians who service air conditioners and refrigeration equipment are required to obtain certification through an ___

EPA approved testing organization

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Refrigerant sales are restricted to ___

Certified technicians

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___ is required to establish equipment and certification programs

EPA

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All recycling recovery equipment sold is capable of minimizing ___

ODS emissions

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Require repairs of substantial leaks, based upon ___, which vary according to ___

Annual leak rates
Two categories of refrigerant equipment

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____ requires the safe removal and disposal of ODSs from appliances and machines prior to disposal. Also requires tracking of reclaimed refrigerants

CAA Sec 608

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USCG technicians and service contractors maintaining, servicing, repairing, or disposing of CG equipment must be certified according to ___

Equipment size or use

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Technician certification is not required for individuals removing refrigerant from ____

Appliances in the waste stream

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Units can obtain information on certification requirements and EPA-approved certification programs by contacting their ____

Serving CEU's and the EPA hotline

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Type I certification

Small appliances (Low and High pressure)

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Type II certification

High-pressure appliances and MVAC/MVAC-like

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Type III certification

Low-pressure appliances

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Type Universal certification

All types of equipment

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For MVAC/MVAC-like technicians must have ___

EPA-approved certification

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Venting or otherwise releasing any Class I or Class II refrigerant into the environment is ___

Prohibited

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___ releases associated with good faith attempts to recycle or recover refrigerants are not subject to the prohibition to releasing refrigerant

De minimis

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Releases are de minimis only if they occur while ___

Following all provisions of this guide and associated technical instructions

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Two other types of permitted releases of refrigerant

- Emitted in the course of normal operation
- Small releases of refrigerant that result from purging hoses or connecting or disconnecting hoses to charge or service

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Recovery and recycling equipment manufactured after 15NOV93 must be equipped with ___

Low-loss fittings

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All units that maintain, service, repair, or dispose of appliances, except for small appliances, will have at least one piece of certified, ___ available

Self-contained recovery equipment

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System-dependent equipment will not be used with appliances normally containing more than ____ of refrigerant

15 lbs

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To identify a properly certified piece of equipment, EPA has approved both ____ to certify recycling and recovery equipment

Air-Conditioning And Refrigeration Institute (ARI) and Underwriters Laboratories (UL)

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CAA Sec 608 requires recycling and recovery equipment intended for use with air-conditioning, refrigeration equipment, and small appliances to be tested under ___

ARI 740-1993 test protocol

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Certified recycling and recovery equipment can be identified by a label reading ___

"This equipment has been certified by ARI/UL to meet EPA's minimum requirements for recycling and/or recovery equipment intended for use with [appropriate category of appliance]"

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Technicians who open appliances for maintenance, service, or repair will evacuate the refrigerant from the entire unit or the part to be serviced if it can be isolated to a ___

System receiver or a certified recovery and recycling machine

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Small appliances must be evacuated to ___

Four in/Hg vacuum

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For equipment dismantled on-site prior to disposal, refrigerant must be recovered IAW ___

EPA service requirements

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For equipment which enters the waste stream with the charge intact, the ____ must ensure that the refrigerant is recovered from the equipment prior to final disposal

Final person in the disposal chain

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When transferring equipment, recovered refrigerant may be returned to the appliance it was recovered from or to another CG-owned appliance without being ___

Recycled or reclaimed

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Commercial refrigeration and industrial process refrigeration equipment must have leaks repaired if the equipment is leaking at such a rate that the loss of refrigerant will exceed ___ during a ___

35% of the total charge
12 month period

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Commercial refrigeration and industrial process refrigeration equipment normally containing more than 50 lbs of refrigerant must have all leaks repaired if the equipment is leaking at such a rate that the loss of refrigerant will exceed ___

15% of the total charge in 12 months

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Units disposing of small appliances, and appliances, must maintain copies of ____ obtained from the disposal facility

Signed refrigerant recovery statements

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Units that own or lease appliances that normally contain 50 lbs or more of refrigerant will keep servicing records documenting ___

The date and type of service and the quantity of refrigerant added

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Technicians will place a copy of their certification in their ____

Training records

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MVAC

Motor Vehicle Air Conditioners

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Recovery and recycling of refrigerant from MVAC and MVAC-Like systems is ___

Mandatory

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Prior to disassembling and removing air conditioning components, or disposing of components, ____

All refrigerant shall be recovered

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If recovery equipment in use at a unit was purchased prior to 04SEP91, contact ____ for information regarding EPA certification

COMDT (G-SEC-3)

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Units disposing of MVAC/MVAC-Like appliances shall maintain copies of ____ obtained from the disposal facility

Signed refrigerant recovery statements

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Technicians repairing or servicing MVAC or MVAC-Like air conditioner/air conditioner components involving the refrigerant system shall properly use equipment that is ___

Certified by the EPA

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The intentional release of Halon gas into the atmosphere during ____ is prohibited

Servicing and testing

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Purchasing Halon 1211 portable fire extinguishers is prohibited, except for ___

Mission-critical applications

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Halon fire extinguishers shall not be used for ___

Training

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Replace Halon 1211 portable fire extinguishers with an approved agent extinguisher on an ___ basis

Attrition

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Attrition basis for replacing extinguishers

Replace them as they fail or are used

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Total flooding system discharge tests shall be conducted with a test gas other than ___

Halon

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When necessary total flooding system discharge tests using Halon are necessary, units must ___

Fully explain reasons and request test approval from COMDT (G-SEC-3)

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When recovering and recycling extinguishing agents, recovery and recycling equipment shall have these levels of efficiencies
___ for portable fire extinguishers
___ for total flooding systems

97%
95%

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The CG will have a reserve of Class I ODSs to use for ___

Mission-critical requirements

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Mission critical requirements. This is a use required to ___

Protect life, equipment, property, and one for which there is no suitable commercial substitute

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Using ODSs will be permitted for the following CG mission critical applications

- Refrigerated ships stores
- Shipboard AC serving spaces with mission critical temp sensitive equipment
- Shipboard fire suppression systems for engine rooms, machinery spaces, turbine enclosures, flammable liquid and paint lockers
- Fire suppression aboard aircraft
- Fire suppression in flight simulators at ATC Mobile
- Fire suppression for Ship Control and Navigation Training System at the CGA

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For non-mission critical ODS requirements, efforts must be made to satisfy the need using ___

Alternate solutions

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If alternate solution for non-mission critical ODS requirements, ODS for non-mission critical ODS must be obtained through ____

GSA or commercial supply sources

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The ODS Defense Reserve is managed by ___

Defense Logistics Agency (DLA)

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Afloat requisitions ODP through ___

DIstrict

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Area afloat and naval engineering support unit requisitions ODP through ____

Cognizant MLC

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Air stations requisitions ODP through ___

Aircraft repair and support center

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Access to the defense reserve is limited to the following authorized users

CGA
ARSC
D1 - D17
MLCLANT
MLCPAC

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Requisitions of ODS items from the defense reserve will be made according to ___

Military Standard Requisition and Issue Procedures (MILSTRIP)

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Excess ODSs shall be ____

Returned to the defense reserve for credit to the CG account

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Evaluates alternatives to ODSs, with the intent of replacing ODSs with alternate chemicals, products, or manufacturing processes

EPS's Significant New Alternatives Program (SNAP)

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The lists of acceptable and unacceptable alternatives for replacing Class I and II ODSs published by the EPA are updated ___ in the ___

Quarterly
Federal Register

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Any device which contains and uses a Class I or II substances as refrigerant, and which is used for household or commercial purposes, including any air conditioner, refrigerator, chiller, or freezer

Appliance

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Refrigeration appliances utilized in the retail food and cold storage warehouse sectors

Commercial refrigeration

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Commercial refrigeration equipment typically contains over ___ of refrigerant

75 lbs

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The process leading to and including: the disassembly of any appliance for discharge, deposit, dumping, or placing of any discarded appliance into or on any land or water, or the disassembly of any appliance for reuse of its component parts

Disposal

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An appliance that uses a refrigerant with a boiling point between -50 and 10°C at atmospheric pressure

High-pressure appliance

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Any device that is intended to establish a connection between hoses, appliances, or recovery or recycling machines that is designed to close automatically or to be closed manually when disconnected, minimizing the release of refrigerant from hoses, appliances, and recovery of recycling machines

Low-loss fitting

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An appliance that uses a refrigerant with a boiling point above 10°C at atmospheric pressure

Low-pressure appliance

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Any maintenance, service, or repair involving the removal of any or all of the following appliance components: compressor, condenser, evaporator, or auxiliary heat exchanger coil

Major maintenance, service, or repair

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A use required to protect life, equipment or property, and one for which no suitable ODS substitute is available

Mission-critical use

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MVAC is defined in ____

40 CFR Part 82 Subpart B

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Mechanical vapor compression, open-drive compressors appliances used to cool the driver's or passenger's compartment of a non-road motor vehicle

MVAC-Like appliance

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Any service, maintenance, or repair on an appliance that could be reasonably expected to release refrigerant from the appliance to the atmosphere unless the refrigerant was previously recovered from the appliance

Opening an appliance

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Ordering ODSs beyond reasonable need

Stockpiling