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[GreenYes] RELEASE: Manufacturers Fight Mercury Phase-Out
For Immediate Release
January 30, 2002
Contact: David Wood, GRRN Program Director, 608-347-7043
      Michael Bender, Mercury Policy Project, 802-223-9000

Groups Expose “Mercury Product Pushers”
Manufacturers Fight Phase-Out, Shun Responsibility

Madison, WI—In state legislatures across the country, industries
that make mercury-containing products are fighting legislation
requiring them to phase-out or take back their toxic products.
A new report, Menacing Mercury Product Pushers, released
today by the Zero Mercury Campaign and GrassRoots
Recycling Network (GRRN), disputes the claims of these
industries, including manufacturers of fluorescent lamps,
thermostats, computers, automobiles, and cleaning products.
The report calls on those industries to clean up their products
and urges state legislatures to protect consumers and the
environment from mercury-containing consumer products.

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