North Carolina

RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources, or DENR, has initiated its first Mercury Products Recycling Grant program to assist local governments in creating or expanding mercury recycling programs for fluorescent lights, thermostats and other mercury-containing products.

In recent years, millions of compact fluorescent lights (CFLs) have replaced incandescent bulbs in households

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Delaware supports federal rule to fight air pollution

Wilmington – Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden and eleven other states, plus New York City and the District of Columbia fought back Friday against attempts to weaken the Environmental Protection Agency’s work to significantly cut the amount of mercury pollution that electric power plants release into the air.

“Mercury pollution can be very harmful to

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