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Automobile industry and trade (16) / Automobiles -- Brakes (8) / Automobiles -- Equipment and supplies (10) / Automobiles -- Lighting (18) / Automobiles -- Maintenance and repair (2) / Hazardous waste management (6) / Health effects (1) / Laws and legislation (3) / Materials handling (14) / Metal industry and trade (1) / Metal recycling (8) / Recycling (Waste, etc.) (2) / Reporting (1) / Salvage (Waste, etc.) (7) / Scrap metals (2) / Spills and accidents (8) /

Keyword: Materials handling, 14 Links

NJ Department of Health and Senior Services: Guidelines for the Safe Clean-up of Mercury [PDF]
Abstract: Contains spill clean up instructions and list of contractors in the NJ area.
Source: New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services
URL: http://www.state.nj.us/health/eoh/survweb/merchome.pdf

IDEM - Mercury Spill Information and Cleanup Guidance [PDF]
Source: Indiana Department of Environmental Management
URL: http://www.state.in.us/idem/ctap/mercury/spill.pdf

Information on Mercury Spill Clean-up
Abstract: Kansas Department of Health and Environment information on cleaning up very small spills.
Source: Kansas Department of Health and Environment
URL: http://www.kdhe.state.ks.us/mercury/#spill

NH Department of Environmental Services: Cleaning Up Household Spills of Elemental Mercury
Abstract: What to do in case of a mercury spill in the household.
Source: New hamshire Department of Environmental Services
URL: http://www.des.state.nh.us/factsheets/hw/hw-15.htm

MI Department of Environmental Quality: Cleaning Up Small Mercury Spills Fact Sheet [PDF]
Abstract: Provides advice and procedures for cleaning up small mercury spills (less than 2 tablespoons). Includes how to assemble your own mercury spill kit.
Source: Michigan DEQ
URL: http://www.deq.state.mi.us/documents/deq-ead-p2-mercury-mercspills.pdf

Toxics in Vehicles: Mercury [PDF]
Abstract: The report shows that emissions from vehicle recycling and disposal processes are one of the largest sources of mercury contamination to the environment. The report also examines strategies for cleaner production and proposes key policy solutions to eliminate mercury hazards from both new and existing vehicles.
Source: University of Tennessee Center of Clean Products and Clean Technology, Great Lakes United, Ecology Center
URL: http://www.cleancarcampaign.org/pdfs/execsumm.pdf

Proposal for a National Collection Program for Automotive Switches
Abstract: The Clean Car Campaign - a coalition of national and regional environmental organizations - proposes an aggressive plan for the collection of automotive mercury, and calls for producer responsibility in addressing the hazards presented by mercury devices in vehicles. Within its four-point action plan, the Campaign calls on automakers to take primary responsibility for removing and properly managing mercury switches and other mercury-containing devices in the existing fleet of vehicles, both on the road and retired.
Source: Clean Car Campaign
URL: http://www.cleancarcampaign.org/ccc_mercury_collection.shtml

Mercury Use: Automotive Sector [PDF]
Abstract: In this chapter taken from the Wisconsin 'Mercury Sourcebook,' you will find: information on mercury-containing products unique to the automotive sector, case studies, action ideas for pollution prevention, a sample proclamation describing possible mercury minimization options, and current projects already underway within the automotive sector.
Source: Wisconsin Mecury Sourcebook
URL: http://www.epa.gov/glnpo/bnsdocs/hgsbook/auto.pdf

Switch Out: Auto Dismantler's Guide [PDF]
Abstract: A "how-to" guide for Canadian Auto Dismantlers including location of mercury switches, removal procedures, and handling requirements.
Source: Pollution Probe
URL: http://www.pollutionprobe.org/Reports/mercswitchout.pdf

Driving Forward: News from the Clean Car Campaign (pdf) [PDF]
Abstract: Article describing progress on the “switch the switch” program.
Source: Clean Car Campaign
URL: http://www.cleancarcampaign.org/pdfs/drivingforward3.pdf

Model Legislation - Mercury-Free Vehicle Act [PDF]
Abstract: A bill to achieve reductions in environmental mercury through the collection and removal of vehicle mercury switches, mercury sensors, and other mercury-added components from vehicles in commerce by vehicle manufacturers, and by implementing a Design For Recycling program for future vehicles to prohibit the use of mercury of mercury-added components, and for other purposes.
Source: Clean Car Campaign
URL: http://www.cleancarcampaign.org/pdfs/Hg_legis.pdf

Mercury Contamination from Metal Scrap Processing Facilities – A Study by Ohio EPA [PDF]
Abstract: Report of project to determine the amount of mercury emitted from metal scrap processing facilities in Ohio. Some facilities were required to do stack testing.
Source: Ohio Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.epa.state.oh.us/dapc/atu/mercpaper.pdf

MERC Switch Out Program
Abstract: Description of the Canadian MERC Switch Out Program to recover mercury from vehicles before it can be released into the environment.
Source: Pollution Probe
URL: http://www.pollutionprobe.org/merc/merc.htm

Michigan Mercury Switch Study [PDF]
Abstract: The purpose of this study was to jointly conduct a cooperative project that evaluates the technical, logistical, and procedural factors associated with the removal of mercury (Hg) convenience light switches from end-of-life vehicles and subsequent management of the switches.
Source: Mercury Department of Environmental Quality
URL: http://www.deq.state.mi.us/documents/deq-ess-p2-mercury-michiganswitchstudy.pdf

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