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Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Proper disposal of old shop equipment and machine
Date: February 20, 2012 7:34:32 PM EST
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"Old" shop equipment may have PCB-containing components such as capacitors and transformers.  Production of PCBs was banned in the United States in1979, but "in-stock" PCB-containing components may have been installed in shop equipment manufactured after 1979.  See the US EPA web site about disposal of PCB-containing items:

California regulations may be more stringent.  If your institution has an environmental compliance officer, I suggest a consultation.

David Haugen (retired)

From: "Wayne Phan" <Wayne.Phan**At_Symbol_Here**POMONA.EDU>
Sent: Monday, February 20, 2012 4:54:33 PM
Subject: [DCHAS-L] Proper disposal of old shop equipment and machine

Dear all,

We are scheduled to renovate our physics building next year.  We have lot of old shop equipment and machine that we like to donate, sell, and get rid of.  Do you know if there are any regulatory requirements or standards that we should adhere to?  Any vendors that we could use for disposal of old equipments in California?  Any help or suggestion would be great!






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