Rosenzweig's Ramblings September 2009: Call It "Dereliction of Duty"

Chemical Processing's Editor-in-Chief thinks that chemical companies too often don't exercise enough care when deactivating units. Dismantling or demolition can make a site safe -- usually at a hefty tab, though, even more so when environmental remediation is needed. Abandonment certainly is far cheaper, presuming substantial legal and regulatory costs don't eventually arise.

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Rosenzweig's Ramblings September 2009: Call It "Dereliction of Duty"
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Chemical Processing's Editor-in-Chief thinks that chemical companies too often don't exercise enough care when deactivating units. Dismantling or demolition can make a site safe — usually at a hefty tab, though, even more so when environmental remediation is needed. Abandonment certainly is far cheaper, presuming substantial legal and regulatory costs don't eventually arise. Capacity utilization, dismantling equipment, second-hand equipment, chemical processing, process engineering, Mark Rosenzweig, chemical manufacturing, chemical engineering