February 28, 2007
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Published July 1988 through June 1999
FROM VOLUME 6, NUMBER 3, MARCH 1993
"Industry Looking at HCFCs, HFCs as Primary Replacements for
Chlorofluorocarbons, but Old Chemicals Also Getting Second Look," pp.
110-111, Intl. Environ. Rptr., Feb. 10. A special report on the U.K. and
the rest of the European Community.
"Phaseout Deadlines in OECD Countries for Ozone-Depleting Compounds,"
Global Environ. Change Rep. special edition, Feb. 1993, 4 pp. A concise,
country-by-country summary of specific phase-out deadlines and policy
"Heading for Zero: Alternatives to CFCs and Halons," A. Newman,
Environ. Sci. Technol., pp. 2342-2344, Dec. Report on the latest International
CFC and Halon Alternatives Conference in Washington, sponsored by the
Alliance for Responsible CFC Policy.
"Aviation Industry Grapples with Halon Ban," P. Zurer, Chem.
Eng. News, p. 5, Feb. 15. At the recent International Symposium on Halon
Replacement in Aviation, aircraft industry representatives examined how to
meet the Montreal Protocol ban on halon production beginning in 1994. No
alternatives exist for this fire extinguishing substance.
"Circuit Makers Abandon Solvent Abuse," M. Kenward, New
Scientist, p. 18, Nov. 7. Process engineers at ICI find that washing printed
circuit boards in water rather than CFCs has technical advantages, and pays for
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