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China to cut mercury in fluorescent lamps

Feb 26 2013, 9:17am CST | by

Beijing, Feb 26 (IANS) The mercury density of compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) will be reduced by 80 percent by 2015 in comparison to 2010 in China.

Beijing, Feb 26 — The mercury density of compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) will be reduced by 80 percent by 2015 in comparison to 2010 in China. Mercury content will be cut to less than 1 mg in more...

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China to cut mercury in fluorescent lamps

Feb 26 2013, 9:17am CST | by

Beijing, Feb 26 (IANS) The mercury density of compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) will be reduced by 80 percent by 2015 in comparison to 2010 in China.

Beijing, Feb 26 — The mercury density of compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) will be reduced by 80 percent by 2015 in comparison to 2010 in China.

Mercury content will be cut to less than 1 mg in more than half of new CFLs, Xinhua reported.

This follows a plan drawn up jointly by the ministries of industry and IT, science and technology, and environmental protection.

The plan is part of greater efforts to cut energy consumption and make industrial design more environmentally friendly.

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Apple to Release the iPhone 6 Between September 16 and September 19th?

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Acer unveils cloud-supported hearing device

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The Latest 4G LTE Smartphone Market Share Stats in China illustrate Apple is in a Close three Horse Race for Leadership

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Innolux pushes mid-range Ultra HD TV panels to maintain market share

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China July mobile phone user base grows to 1.263 billion, says MIIT

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Aug 22 2014 2:01pm CDT | Source: Cult of Mac

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China Telecom posts, then quickly pulls photo of Apple’s iPhone 6

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