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Pennsylvania Debuts Thermostat Recycling to Lower Mercury Risk

Pennsylvania Debuts Thermostat Recycling to Lower Mercury Risk

PAOLI, Pennsylvania, December 18, 2008 (ENS) – That thermostat on the wall that allows residents to control the temperature of their rooms contains the deadly neurotoxin mercury. But fewer Pennsylvanians will face mercury exposure now that Pennsylvania’s new Mercury-Free Thermostat Law is in place, say state environmental regulators. “This law is another means of protecting…

Big Water Utilities Offered Free Pharmaceuticals Testing

Big Water Utilities Offered Free Pharmaceuticals Testing

MILFORD, Massachusetts, March 31, 2008 (ENS) – The Waters Corporation, a publicly traded company, is offering complimentary tests for common over-the-counter and anti-depressant pharmaceuticals to any U.S. water authority that serves more than 100,000 customers. The company said this move is in response to recent reports of trace levels of drugs found in U.S. drinking…