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Re: Are some regs driving increased use of haz chemicals?
We have had several doctoral thesi and other ersearch on this subject. See
http://www.turi.org/business/health.htm (please use Explorer, we haven't
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At 05:19 PM 1/9/2002 -0500, you wrote:
>Will those replacement chemicals increase the hole in the ozone layer?
>Diane D. Buxbaum, M.P.H.
>U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 2
>290 Broadway, 21 East
>New York, NY 10007
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> owner-p2tech@great of haz chemicals?
> 01/08/02 03:07 PM
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>Forwarded on behalf of James Ewell. Please respond to P2Tech or Mr.
> Mr. Hamner,
> I know that EPA is doing a lot with this issue. Also, Patricia
> Dillon of
> Dillon Environmental Associates has done much during her career on
> electronics recycling.
> Good luck!
> James Ewell
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> KaDeena Lenz
> Subject: [environmentaljournalists] Are some regs driving increased
> of haz chemicals?
> Any input to this project will be much appreciated!
> Burton Hamner
> Have environmental regulations, disclosure requirements, or product
> caused companies to use more dangerous chemicals? Anecdotal
> mostly from developing countries, indicates that some companies are
> petroleum or alcohol-based solvents in place of CFCs. This
> produces more
> hazardous waste, more VOC air pollution and increased fire risk,
> reducing ozone depletion. There is also some anecdotal evidence
> that TRI /
> Pollution Transfer &Release disclosure requirements caused firms to
> substitute away from reportable chemicals to others that might have
> more of
> an impact than the TRI chemical. We are collecting any evidence of
> changes in risks that might be available. Our objective is to
> better understanding of comparative risk management in Cleaner
> and Pollution Prevention. A professional paper is being developed.
> If you
> have any examples you can share with us we will be grateful and
> contact you
> for further details. Please reply to
> Mark Cohen, Professor, Vanderbilt University
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