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EPA Reaches Settlement with Upstate New York Recycler to Ensure Proper Disposal of Lead Glass

EPA Reaches Settlement with Upstate New York Recycler to Ensure Proper Disposal of Lead Glass

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached an agreement with a Southern Tier electronics recycler that will ensure proper disposal of more than 26 million pounds of lead-containing crushed glass.

The agency says ECO International of Vestal was a recycler of discarded electronic devices such as older televisions and computer monitors until 2013. It no longer receives or processes electronic waste.

EPA inspections in 2012 revealed that the company was in possession of about 13,000 tons of lead-containing CRTs and crushed glass. 

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