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Executive Director James Greenberger Answers Supplemental Questions from Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works

2019-08-23T18:45:49+00:00

ANSWERS BY JAMES J. GREENBERGER TO SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS FROM U.S. SENATE COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENT AND PUBLIC WORKS August 19, 2019 Chairman Barrasso: 1.  Looking forward, what can we learn from the successes of lead-acid battery recycling if we were to apply a similar framework to lithium-ion batteries? Efforts to recycle lead-acid batteries, particularly those used as SLI (starter, lighting and ignition) batteries in automobiles, have been very successful.  Approximately 95-98% of automotive SLI batteries are recovered, recycled and used again in the production of new lead-acid batteries.  It is important to note, however, that there have been serious environmental problems [...]

Executive Director James Greenberger Answers Supplemental Questions from Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works2019-08-23T18:45:49+00:00