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A Guide to Information on Greenhouse Gases and Ozone Depletion
Published July 1988 through June 1999

FROM VOLUME 6, NUMBER 3, MARCH 1993

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Item #d93mar116

"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.


Item #d93mar117

"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 developments.


Item #d93mar118

"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.


Item #d93mar119

"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.


Item #d93mar120

"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 itself.

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