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- Florida tackles TV, computer disposal issues. Peltier, Michael // Waste News;10/23/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 22, p17
Focuses on Florida environmental officials' anticipation of a surge of lead-laden computer monitors and televisions headed for landfills. Development of ways to stem toxic tide; Series of studies and programs funded with state dollars; Goal of increasing public awareness.
- Student Scientists Spur EPA Action. // NSTA Reports!;Oct2009, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p12
The article focuses on the decision of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to begin the rulemaking process for a possible ban on lead wheel weights, which contribute to environmental lead contamination. It outlines the efforts of Team Dead Weight members, which had earned them first...
- Get the lead out. Scheiber, Steve // Test & Measurement World;Aug2004, Vol. 24 Issue 7, p44
Focuses on the pressure on electronics manufacturers to remove lead from the solder that forms the core of the industry. Argument that the rationale for such demands is open to question because the industry contributes barely only half of 1 percent of environmental lead; Challenges on finding a...
- Will America Ride Lead-Free Tide? // Printed Circuit Design & Manufacture;Jul2004, Vol. 21 Issue 7, p12
Assesses the possible effects of environmental mandates on lead-free manufacturing on the manufacturing industry in the U.S. Prediction of analyst Walt Custer on implications of the mandate for recovering markets; Reactions of several companies to the mandate.
- Lead by example. Bush, Steve // Electronics Weekly;6/25/2003, Issue 2105, p23
Focuses on the compliance of companies to the European restriction of hazardous substances directive banning the use of lead in their products. Details on the production of lead-free MiniDisc players at Matsushita Electric-Panasonic; Key factor hampering information on the necessity to adopt...
- Maintenance check. WHITNEY, DIANE W. // Westchester County Business Journal;11/2/2009, Vol. 48 Issue 44, p18
The article reports on the move of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to propose rigid measures for lead-safe renovation practices and regulatory hazard standard for lead use. It mentions that failure to comply with the requirements is a violation of the law and will require...
- Association Report: Managing Silver and Lead Waste in Dental Offices. // Dental Assistant;Nov/Dec2004, Vol. 73 Issue 6, p41
Background. The heightened awareness within organized dentistry of environmental issues led the ADA Council on Scientific Affairs to develop recommendations on proper management of silver and lead wastes. Overview. This council report provides recommendations on managing silver waste (in used...
- GET THE LEAD OUT. Davidson, Staci // Manufacturing Today;Sep/Oct2007, Vol. 7 Issue 5, p13
The article reports on the prohibition of lead products being prepared for by SenDEC, as the Restriction of Hazardous Substances directive is being applied in Europe since July 1, 2006. The Fairport, New York-based contract electronics manufacturer is using lead-free equipment and processes in...
- EPA wants change in plant debris rules. // Waste News;12/21/98, Vol. 4 Issue 32, p1
Focuses on the United States Environmental Protection Agency's proposal to free certain lead-based paint debris from hazardous waste restrictions.