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NJ Proposes Perc Phaseout
December 18, 2007 | CW Editorial Staff
New Jersey’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP; Trenton) has proposed rules that would speed the phaseout of dry cleaning solvent perchloroethylene (perc). The rules would gradually phase out all perc uses by 2021, and ban its use by cleaners in residential buildings by July 2009, the proposal says. New Jersey cleaners would be required to replace “third-generation,” closed-loop dry cleaning systems by January 1, 2010, with a “fourth-generation” system that includes a regenerative carbon adsorber. Fourth-generation systems...
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