On 17 Nov 97 at 11:04, Wayne Pferdehirt wrote:
> EPA ELIMINATES DIOXIN, REDUCES AIR AND WATER
> POLLUTANTS FROM NATION'S PULP AND PAPER MILLS
> The new rule announced today
> will eliminate the use of elemental chlorine in the bleaching process.
> The rules and additional information are available on the
Internet at: http://www.epa.gov/OST/pulppaper
Additional information on Elemental Chlorine Free (ECF) paper production
can be found on the PNEAC web site's fact sheet collection.
<#ECF"Elemental Chlorine Free (ECF) Paper>.
The EPA web site listed above contains fact sheets and technical support
docuemnts. A page of fact sheets is located at
A fact sheet summarizing the pulping and bleaching processes is located at
A technical support document describing pollution prevention options in
pulping and bleaching is located at