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E-M:/ Fw: EU Lawmakers Vote Broad Fire Retardant Ban



Folks,
 
The Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers (PBDEs) are found in wildlife, including in the Great Lakes.  Several of these chemicals build up to significant levels in biota.  Now, the European Union has voted to ban some of these chemicals, which are used as fire retardants, among other things. 
 
Here is the link to the story. 
 
http://ens-news.com/ens/sep2001/2001L-09-06-02.html

Regards,
 
Dave Zaber