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China to cut mercury in fluorescent lamps
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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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FROM PROJECT SYNDICATE When incompetence in the Kremlin turns murderous, its incumbents can begin to tremble. As news of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine trickled into Russia, people with a long memory recalled the Soviet Union's attack, 31 years ago this September, on Korean Air Lines Flight 007, and its political consequences. Back then, the Kremlin first lied to the world by saying that it had nothing to do with the missing KAL plane. Later ...
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China ‘seals off’ town after man dies of bubonic plague

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MH17: An Unintended Consequence

Jul 23 2014 10:41am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

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The evidence indicating that MH17 was shot down by a Russian-made radar guided Surface to Air Missile (SAM) is compelling. The perpetrators, on the other hand, will be harder to discern, requiring independent forensic experts to sift through the vast debris field created by the jet breaking up at a speed of over 500mph and at an altitude of 33,000ft. The Flight Data Recorder (FDR) and Cockpit Voice Recorder (CVR) will once again be critical in progressing the sequence of ...
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McDonald's Meat Scandal Leads To Detainment Of 5 People In China

Jul 23 2014 7:43am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

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The Obamanation explained

Jul 22 2014 6:15pm CDT | Source: WND

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The question has been asked many times over the last five years: What is Barack Obama doing? Why is he inviting massive numbers of illegal aliens, including children, to risk their lives to swarm our southern border? Why has he created a national health-care system that is unsustainable economically in the long term and is creating crisis in the short term? Why is he turning down the opportunity to ...
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Why is Hollywood silent on border crisis?

Jul 22 2014 6:13pm CDT | Source: WND

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What’s the deal with Hollywood? Usually they fall all over themselves to get to a microphone to pontificate about the latest injustice in the world. So how come we only hear crickets about the crisis on the border? The humanitarian crisis taking place on our border with Mexico is nothing new. It has been brewing for years, even decades, and most of the voices warning of the impending disaster fell on deaf ears. While thousands upon thousands of illegal immigrants flooded the bor ...
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Hello, world – my name is Israel

Jul 22 2014 6:08pm CDT | Source: WND

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Hello, world. My name is Israel. Can we talk? If you’re reluctant to shake my hand, let me assure you of my legitimacy. In fact, I’m the most legitimate nation on earth! My claim to my little slice of land is endorsed by the Bible and the United Nations. Russia is half the size of the moon. Is Russia’s existence legitimized by the Bible and the U.N.? Or Britain’s, China’s, Germany’s, France’s, America’s? I’m told I’m good at fighti ...
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