Mercury wastes likely to go to salt mines

Metallic mercury wastes are likely to have to be stored in salt mines from March 2011, says the European Commission

Metallic mercury wastes are likely to have to be stored in salt mines from March 2011, the results of a European Commission study published in April suggests.1

In 2008, European ministers rubber-stamped a regulation that said mercury from the chlor-alkali industry, natural gas cleaning and non-ferrous metal production would be considered waste from 15 March 2011 (ENDS Report 405, p 46).

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