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Guidance Documents for Dust Control -

Best Available Dust Control Methods - Doña Ana County (Adobe Acrobat Format)

Large Area Land Managers Guide to Controlling Windblown Sand and Dust

Homeowners Guide to Controlling Windblown Sand and Dust

Dust Control Businesses

Links to Technical Information on fugitive dust

Windblown dust: Information about Natural Events Action Plans and a possible Statewide Dust Regulation

Links to Technical information on fugitive dust

Dust Palliative Selection and Application Guide - USDA Forest Service, November 1999 (PDF file)
Information on calcium chloride, lignin sulfonate, sugar beet extract
Bentonite as a dust suppressant
The Maricopa County, Arizona web site, the Dust Devil Academy, is also a very good dust control web site.
The Western Regional Air Partnership (WRAP) Fugitive Dust Handbook, September 2006 (PDF file, 2.8 Mb)

Chemical Suppressants

Salts Petroleum Emulsions
Other Emulsions Polymers
Surfactants Dust Control Foams
Lignon Sulfonate Other Chemical Suppressants

Other Dust Control Techniques

Fibers, Mulches and Geotextiles Windscreens
Water Spray/Dry Fog Systems Revegetation/Land Restoration
Dust Control Consulting Businesses


Dust-Off -- Cargill Salt
Dow Chemical Company -- Dust Control Products
Tetra Chemicals -- Roadmaster liquid and Tetra 94 dry calcium chloride
Salt Seal
CaCl -- The General Chemical Group,Inc.
DustGard MgCl -- North American Salt Company

Petroleum Emulsions

Asphotac -- Petroleum Asphalt Emulsion Dustbeater Enterprises, Inc.
Coherex -- petroleum resin emulsion
Retain -- asphalt emulsion
DOPE30 -- Dust Oil Penetrating Emulsion asphalt emulsion and calcium liginsulfinate
Earthbind -- petroleum emulsion
Pennzsuppress D FlowPro 1505 petroleum resin emulsion
Road Pro -- asphalt emulsion

Other Emulsions

Road Oyl -- tree resin emulsion
Pineseal -- tall oil pitch, tall oil rosin and lignin
Talon Dust Control Products
Entac -- Organic Tall Oil Pitch emulsion
Road Pro Plus -- multicomponent emulsion
Soapstock -- soybean oil by-product


Tracer Tackifier -- Reinco Inc.
DirtGlue -- polymer emulsion
Soil Sement
Enviroseal - LDC
Envirotac II -- acrylic copolymer
DustShield -- Polyvinyl Acetate-Acrylic Polymer
SoilShield-LS -- Poly Vinyl acrylic copolymer
Marloc -- copolymer
SOILOC-MQ -- liquid blend of acrylic resins
Polytac -- acrylic co-polymer
Soiltac® -- Eco-Safe synthetic copolymer emulsion


Haul Road Dust Control
Water Stretcher

Lignin Sulfonates

Lignosite 458 - Georgia-Pacific
Ligtac and Dustac
Borregaard LignoTech
Prince Minerals LS-50
Earthbind 100

Other Chemical Suppressants

High viscosity synthetic iso-alkane EK-35
ARENARx - Designed specifically for use on horse arenas, tracks, etc.
Organic synthetic EnviroKleen
Cypher International Ltd. - Earthzyme multi-enzyme product
Designed for use on ball fields Diamond Doctor
Suppression additive DUSTRACT for process control
Zircon's dust free road stabilizer
DSF 65 from Petro-Canada Lubricants
EarthBound soil stabilizer
Dustpro 50
DustFloc -- Organic polysaccharide fugitive dust control
Roadbond EN1 -- a patented roadbase stabilization liquid

Dust Control Foams

Dust-Buster Foam Agents
Zircon's airborne dust control foam

Other Dust Control Techniques

Fibers, Mulches, and Geotextiles

Fiber mulch covering -- Central Fiber Corp
North American Green -- erosion control blankets
A/F 2000
Fiberwood -- hydroseeding mulch
Fibercraft -- hydromulch cellolose fiber
Stabilizer -- organic binder
Dewatered Residual Wood Fiber
Soil Guard -- bonded fiber matrix
Excel-Fibermulch II -- aspen wood mulch
Cellulose Fiber
Sentinel -- hydrophilic colloid derived from seed husks
Ecotak-OP and Ecotak-SAT
Curlex erosion control blankets


Ultra Span Structures - Windbreaks and other structures
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln provides numerous article on windbreaks,
How Windbreaks Work
Windbreak Establishment
Please visit the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for more information

Water Spray/Dry Fog Systems

Dust Solutions, Inc. - Dry fog systems
National Environmental Service Company, Inc. - Water spray systems

Revegetation/Land Restoration

Plants of the Southwest

Dust Control Consulting Businesses

Desert Mountain Corporation - De-icing and Dust Control Products and Services
DirtGlue Dust Control/Soil Stabilization/Arena Dust Control
Dust Control Inc.-- Material handling equipment
EarthCare Consultants, LLC.
Environmental Products and Applications, Inc.
EnviroTech Services, Inc.
Eterna-Line Dust Abatement, Inc.
Midwest Industrial Supply
Linwood Supply -- Erosion and Dust Control Products
Soil Stabilization Products Company, Inc.
Soilworks® - Soil stabilization, dust suppression and erosion control
Zia Engineering & Environmental Consultants, Inc.

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