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List of Recycling Service Providers for Fluorescent Lamps and Other Mercury-Containing Items
Abstract: List of mercury recyclers' locations in the midwest and east coast of the US.
Source: Indiana Department of Environmental Management
URL: http://www.in.gov/idem/recycle/2348.htm

Maine Mercury-Added Products: Motor Vehicle Components Law
Abstract: Law enacted by the Maine legislature to address mercury in motor vehicles.
Source: Maine Department of Environmental Protection
URL: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/statutes/38/title38sec
1665-a.html

Mercury Contamination from Metal Scrap Processing Facilities - A Study by Ohio EPA
Abstract: Report of project to determine the amount of mercury emitted from metal scrap processing facilities in Ohio. Some facilities were required to do stack testing.
Source: Ohio Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://epa.ohio.gov/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=UUSMdsm%2FrWs%
3D&tabid=2818

Mercury Recyclers - EHSO
Abstract: Maintained by "Environmental Health and Safety Online," contains names and addresses of mercury recyclers located mostly in the midwest and east coast of the US.
Source: Environmental Health and Safety Online
URL: http://www.ehso.com/mercury.php

Mercury Recyclers - Ohio EPA
Abstract: List of mecury recyclers mainly in the midwest and east coast of the US.
Source: Ohio Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://epawebapps.epa.state.oh.us/Recyclers/jsp/results.jsp?
category=13

Switch Out: Auto Dismantler's Guide [PDF]
Abstract: A "how-to" guide for Canadian Auto Dismantlers including location of mercury switches, removal procedures, and handling requirements.
Source: Pollution Probe
URL: http://www.pollutionprobe.org/old_files/Reports/mercswitchou
t.pdf

Toxics in Vehicles: Mercury [PDF]
Abstract: The report shows that emissions from vehicle recycling and disposal processes are one of the largest sources of mercury contamination to the environment. The report also examines strategies for cleaner production and proposes key policy solutions to eliminate mercury hazards from both new and existing vehicles.
Source: University of Tennessee Center of Clean Products and Clean Technology, Great Lakes United, Ecology Center
URL: http://www.cleancarcampaign.org/pdfs/toxicsinvehicles_mercur
y.pdf

 


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