Similarly, not every OTC or LADCO
state has adopted its region's standards.
Their decisions are important since both the OTC and LADCO
will consider adopting those control measures.
Although EPA, CARB, OTC and LADCO
AIM rules may be adopted in 2007.
There are also the upcoming regulations from the Canadian Department of the Environment and the LADCO
(Lake Michigan Air Directors Consortium), which may greatly increase the market size for low- and zero-VOC paints.
OTC and LADCO
, the challenge for the resin manufacturers is how to develop latexes that will deliver paints with the same performance at 50 g/l VOC versus higher VOC paints," said Kent Clow, architectural technical advisor, BASF.