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Mercury Switch Data Collection Pilot Project
Abstract: The mercury switch data collection pilot project was developed as part of the State of New Jersey’s efforts to reduce the amount of mercury in the environment. The goals were to determine the effectiveness of an End-of-Life Vehicle switch removal program and estimate the costs in order to develop and implement a cost effective and reliable program.
Source: New Jersey Dept. of Environmental Protection
Questions from Auto Recycling Yards on Collection, Storing, Transporting and Recycling Mercury Switches [PDF]
Abstract: NY DEC answers questions from Auto Recyclers.
Source: New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
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
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
Management of End-of-Life Vehicles in Ontario
Abstract: The use and recovery of mercury switches from vehicles in Canada is discussed briefly in this larger report on end-of-live vehicles.
Source: Recycling Council of Ontario
Get the Mercury Out of Maine - Video
Hard Copy Publication - How-to video detailing the removal of mercury switches from automobiles. Video is available for loan from NEWMOA. Submit request to firstname.lastname@example.org
Source: Maine Department of Environmental Protection
Automobile Shredder Residue Report
Hard Copy Publication - Evaluates the impact of automobile mercury switches on the toxicty of automobile shredder residue.
Source: Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
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