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2010 Fluorescent Lightbulb and Mercury Thermostat Recycling Legislation

An October 2010 Legal Brief by the Education Law section of Tharrington Smith, L.L.P., describes an important piece of legislation passed by the North Carolina General Assembly during the 2009-2010 session.  It states:

“Beginning July 1, 2010, local governments must recycle spent fluorescent lightbulbs and thermostats containing mercury.  In addition, prior to demolishing any building owned by a unit of local government, all fluorescent lights and mercury-containing thermostats must be removed from the building.”

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