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Re: Methyl bromide


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.


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
404-651-5585 voice
Waste is a resource in the wrong place.
There is no waste in Nature.

<Chuck Boelkins.vcf>

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