AGs want New GM to continue mercury program

Keith Loria Jan. 31, 2011, 9:10am


BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced on Friday that she has joined attorneys general and agency heads from eight other states in asking General Motors to continue in a National Vehicle Mercury Switch Recovery Program.

The attorneys general sent a letter to the automotive giant requesting it take part in the highly successful and cost-effective NVMSRP.

Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell signed the letter.

It argues that by collecting and recycling mercury from vehicles at the end of their lifespan, it will prevent mercury from being emitted into the environment and posing significant risks of harm to human health.

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