Sustainability targets on track

Cozier, Muriel
September 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;9/25/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 36, p33
Trade Publication
The article highlights the results of a 2005-2006 study on the progress of the chlorine industry towards its sustainability goals, conducted by Euro Chlor. Overall mercury emission levels in Europe fell from 1.09g/tonne of chlorine in 2004 to 1.05g during 2005 and in western Europe, average emissions fell below 1.0g/tonne of chlorine in 2005. Four mercury-based plants closed in 2005 and 2006 as companies switched from mercury cell to less energy-intensive membrane technology.


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