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Publication Date: 08/22/2004
Type: Report - research
Title: Automotive Mercury Switch Removal Programs
Author: Michelle Gaither
Abstract: Several automobile makes and models contain mercury-bearing switches that activate convenience hood and truck lights. This report contains background information on mercury switches in vehicles, a synopsis of mercury removal programs, pros and cons of voluntary programs, considerations for legislative action in Washington State, and final recommendations to the Local Hazardous Waste Management Program in King County.
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