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PoliCon
01-16-2009, 02:29 PM
In its white paper, the Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition recommends that manufacturers phase out harmful chemicals while it seeks out more benign materials and develops "environmentally sustainable practices." If the fast-growing solar business doesn't plan ahead, it risks "repeating the mistakes made by the microelectronics industry," according to the coalition.

"The electronics industry's lack of environmental planning and oversight resulted in widespread toxic chemical pollution that caused death and injury to workers and people living in nearby communities. The high-tech industry's legacy now includes the growing global tide of toxic electronic waste, or e-waste," the report says. http://news.cnet.com/8301-11128_3-10142451-54.html

bijou
01-16-2009, 03:50 PM
I can't believe this. Greens failing to think through the effects of their desire to spread solar heating far and wide? Surely not? ;)

megimoo
01-16-2009, 03:59 PM
I can't believe this. Greens failing to think through the effects of their desire to spread solar heating far and wide? Surely not? ;)Everyone knows them Greenies are dummys ,they believe algore don't they ?

PoliCon
01-16-2009, 06:32 PM
You dare impungn the great one - THE ALGORE?:eek: