Mercury IMERC Solid
Waste Site
ERP About
About Links Publications Workgroups
site map    member login
Pollution Prevention & Sustainability P2Rx Info Resources Activities Details

Send us your feedback!
Activities Database Home Browse or Search Project Detail  

Mercury in Schools

Organization(s) Connecticut Dept. of Environmental Protection
Project Description A statewide conference on "Getting Toxic Chemicals out of CT Schools" was held on May 21, 2002 for about 140 participants. The audience included teachers, school administrators, emergency responders, local officials, and school nurses. The agenda provided information on spill clean-up, state and federal requirements, case studies from a town on spill management, and a large high school on a clean-out. A program to clean out schools of mercury and other hazardous chemicals continued with funding from a Mercury Reduction Supplemental Environmental Project account that has been established at the Agency. Approximately 30 schools have indicated interest in participation as of Summer 2002. These clean-outs were accomplished by December 31, 2002. For more information contact: Tom Metzner, CT DEP (860) 424-3365.

More Info www.dep.state.ct.us/wst/mercury/mcleanout.pdf
Project Contact
Name Tom Metzner
Phone 860-424-3365
Project Keywords
Processes Metal Recovery
Areas of P2 Expertise Risk Management
Industrial Sectors Educational Institutions
Activity Keywords Conference
Newsletter Northeast States Pollution Prevention News - Vol. 12 No. 2, Summer 2002 [PDF]


Log In to enable links
Edit This Activity Add New Activity Delete This Activity





NEWMOA is a member of the P2Rx™, a national network of regional information centers: NEWMOA (Northeast), ESRC (Southeast), GLRPPR (Great Lakes), Zero Waste Network (Southwest), P2RIC (Plains), Peaks to Prairies (Mountain), WSPPN (Pacific Southwest), and PPRC (Northwest).

The Pollution Prevention Resource Exchange (P2Rx™) - A National Network of Regional  Information Centers



Last Modified 09/08/2009

Home  |  Pollution Prevention  |  Mercury  |  IMERC  |  Solid Waste
Hazardous Waste  |  Waste Site Cleanup  |  About NEWMOA  |  NEWMOA Members

Copyright 2019 NEWMOA, Northeast Waste Management Officials' Association
89 South Street, Suite 600; Boston, MA 02111-2651;
ph (617) 367-8558
fax (617) 367-0449
TDD/TTY (857) 265-3934
All Rights Reserved
Comments contact: .