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Mercury Reduction And Pollution Prevention In Hospitals


Project Information

Award Amount:$41,350.00
Dollars Leveraged:$22,016.00
Start-End Dates:9/25/95-6/30/97
URL:n/a
Description:Summary: The National Wildlife Federation (NWF) conducted a conference in October 1996 to promote the reduction/elimination of mercury use in hospitals. They developed a source reduction plan for hospitals, Mercury Pollution Prevention in Health Care: A Prescription for Success.

Environmental Results/Products Products: The National Wildlife Federation, in cooperation with the Michigan Health and Hospital Association and other partners, developed a practical and economical plan for reduction of mercury use in the health care industry. This plan, as well as a summary of the proceedings from the October 1996 conference on reduction/elimination of mercury use in hospitals, is detailed in the report, Mercury Pollution Prevention in Health Care: A Prescription for Success. Among the NWF recommendations to eliminate mercury use, hospitals should adopt new procurement and training policies. This report is available at: http://www.greatlakes.nwf.org/pp/hosprpt.htm on the Internet, or from the NWF.

Products/Reports


Funding Organizations

Below is a list of organizations with individual contacts that are funding this project.

U.S. EPA Great Lakes National Program Office - Primary Contact

77 W Jackson Blvd
Chicago, Illinois 60604
There are no individuals in this organization
associated with this project.


Organizations Receiving Funding

Below is a list of organizations with individual contacts that are receiving funding for this project.

National Wildlife Federation - Primary Contact

Great Lakes Natural Resource Center
506 E. Liberty, 2nd Floor
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104-2210
p: 313-769-3351
f: 313-769-1449
There are no individuals in this organization
associated with this project.


Associated Organizations

Below is a list of associated organizations that are NOT giving or receiving funding for this project.

Michigan Health and Hospital Association - Partner

6215 W. St. Joseph Highway
Lansing, Michigan 48917
p: 517-323-3443
f: 517-323-0946

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