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Re: billboards

Uncontrolled burning of PVC will definitely give off Dioxin.

At 12:49 PM 1/15/98 -0500, you wrote:
>Hi Everyone,
>I have heard from a "source" that sign companies are excited about new pvc
>sheets used for billboard signs.  The disposal issues are significant, and
>smaller sign companies just burn them (!)  This was an Illinois source, but
>surely is an issue for all states.  Any informaiton or ideas?
>Janet Clark
>Technology Transfer Manager
>MA Toxics Use Reduction Institute
>University of Massachusetts
>One University Ave.
>Lowell, MA  01854-2866
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