[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: Methyl bromide



Chuck,

Did you mean "must be fumigated"?

From the P2 perspective, there are alternatives used in strawberry farming. It's unclear how burning alternatives would compare with methyl bromide.

http://www.mbao.org/

On Tuesday, Sep 19, 2006, at 05:43 US/Pacific, Chuck Boelkins wrote:

Solid wood packaging materials (e.g., pallets) imported to the US must
have been fumigated with methyl bromide gas to kill any insects living
in the wood. Is there any evidence that such treated wood should NOT be
chipped for use as boiler fuel? Thanks for any references.


Chuck Boelkins
Resource Recovery Specialist
Pollution Prevention Assistance Division
Georgia DNR www.p2ad.org
7 MLK Jr. Dr., Suite 450, Atlanta GA 30334
chuck_boelkins@gadnr.org
404-651-5585 voice
Waste is a resource in the wrong place.
There is no waste in Nature.

<Chuck Boelkins.vcf>

* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * P2TECH is hosted by the Great Lakes Information Network: http://www.great-lakes.net To unsubscribe from this list: send mail to majordomo@great-lakes.net with the command 'unsubscribe p2tech' in the body of your message. No quotes or subject line are required. About : http://www.great-lakes.net/lists/p2tech/p2tech.info. A map of P2TECH subscribers can be viewed at http://www.frappr.com/p2tech.

This list is managed by the Great Lakes Regional Pollution
Prevention Roundtable (http://www.glrppr.org), part of the
P2Rx national network of regional P2 information centers
(http://www.p2rx.org ).