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EU Brominated Flame Retardants Group Reports Emissions Cuts, Riles Environmental Group

10:56 AM MST | January 28, 2010 | Alex Scott

Emissions from the plants of European brominated flame retardant producers and users dropped “significantly” in 2009, as a direct result of a voluntary industry program, according to manufacturers group, the European Brominated Flame Retardant Industry (EBFRIP; Brussels). The reductions are due to actions taken under the Voluntary Emissions Control Action Programme (VECAP), which is in its fifth year of existence, EBFRIP says.   Under the program, European emissions of decabromodiphenyl ether (deca-BDE) fell to 1.2 m.t in 2009, down from 3.4 m.t...

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