TITLE

EPA boosts recycling for scrap with PCBs

AUTHOR(S)
Putrich, Gayle S.
PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
Waste & Recycling News;5/13/2013, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p0028
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the new interpretation of existing regulations which allows plastic scrap containing levels of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) less than 50 parts per million to enter the recycling stream. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said that such interpretation will allow more plastics to be recycled while continuing to prevent dangerous levels of PCBs from entering the environment.
ACCESSION #
87647945

 

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