Category: China

Information about China’s manufacture of CFLs.

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Huge Price Increases Underway from Lamp Manufacturers: The impact of rare earth metals shortages

Source1: “>http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/ Source2: http://www.connexiones.com There is a rapid, emerging shortage of rare earth metals, a primary component used in the manufacture of fluorescent lamps – principally phosphors. Phosphors are transition…

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CFLs Are Mercury Polluters

From: The Dark Side Of CFLs http://www.greenmuze.com/blogs/guest-bloggers/1031-the-dark-side-of-cfls.html … More than 98% of used CFLs end up in landfills each year. That is 675 million for the year 2007 according to…

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Minamata disease documents to be displayed in China

http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0WDP/is_1999_May_3/ai_54562953/ “…Hundreds of people died and thousands more were crippled because they ate seafood contaminated with mercury compounds dumped in Minamata Bay by chemical maker Chisso Corp. in the 1950s…