Category: Mercury and Health

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pdf: Compact Fluorescent Lights (CFLs) Are Costly and Dangerous Can Cause Fires – Even Explosions!

Editorial Note:  Below is a copy of the Table of Contents page from this very well researched paper. Compact Fluorescent Lights (DFLs) Are Costly and Dangerous Can Cause Fires –…

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Light Bulb Phaseout Worse Than Reported

Posted 01/12/2012 05:15 PM ET | Investors.com Reposted from: sendyourlightbulbstowashington.wordpress.com Environmentalism: As the light bulb phaseout goes into effect, you may be surprised to know the law also requires their…

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Lie # 2 – CFLs are better for the environment

Source:  http://www.defendingthetruth.com/topic/15052-the-great-cfl-light-bulb-scam/ Lie # 2 – CFLs are better for the environment. Fact: This is a complete lie backed up by no facts. They claim that power plants create up…

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Compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) serious dangers and alternatives

http://www.examiner.com/holistic-science-spirit-in-national/compact-fluorescent-light-bulbs-cfls-serious-dangers-and-alternatives Good overview of the hidden dangers inside CFLs.  Section headings include: Mercury Fact Sheet What to Do if a Fluorescent Light Bulb Breaks What about UV radiation? What is…

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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…

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The dangers from phosphor-coated glass of broken CFL bulbs

In an article published yesterday in http://www.parkinsonarchitecture.com the author talked about the dangers from the phosphor-coated glass of broken CFL bulbs.  Just another reason not to have them in your…