Lead industry votes against battery proposal

Dec 11, 2012 | 02:52 PM | Daniel Fitzgerald

Tags  American Society for Testing and Materials, ASTM, lead battery recycling standards, lead recycling, RSR, Bob Finn, Daniel Fitzgerald

NEW YORK — Secondary lead industry stakeholders have voted against a proposal to draft new standards for lead battery recycling, a move that drew criticism from RSR Corp.

The vote took place last week at a meeting organized by the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), which proposed that new standards be drafted. More than 100 people attended the meeting, an ASTM spokesman told AMM, noting that this included representatives from Milwaukee-based Johnson Controls Inc.; Exide Technologies, Milton, Ga.; Gopher Resource LLC, Eagan, Minn.; and Dallas-based RSR.....





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