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European Ministers Approve Mercury Export Ban

3:40 PM MDT | July 25, 2007 | Chemical Week Editorial Staff

The European Environment Council, composed of environment ministers from European Union (EU) member states, has approved the European Commission’s proposed ban on exports of mercury from the EU from July 2011 (CW, Nov. 1, 2006, p. 7). The ban will have a direct impact on the EU’s chlor-alkali industry, which since 2001 has been selling mercury generated from the decommissioning of mercury cell chlor-alkali plants under a voluntary plan to phase out all mercury cell units by 2020. The EU regulation will require mercury to be put into safe, permanent...

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