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Articles - 1997

Chlorine Dioxide Is Increasingly A Substitute for Chlorine in Pulp and Paper Industry
September 1997

    "By applying principles of pollution prevention-process changes, product reformulation, and raw material substitution-the industry, in a remarkably short time, has achieved success in virtually eliminating dioxin from mill waste water."

Less Chlorine-free Paper
by Douglas C. Pryke, Environmental Science & Technology, September 1997

    "Inaccuracies in your news article (January 1997, p. 18A) on totally chlorine-free paper (TCF) transformed the story about children's author Lynne Cherry into a tall tale."

The Paper Industry
by Douglas C. Pryke, CHEMTECH, August 1997

    "Your Innovator's Notebook article "An industry in transition," wasn't factual (May 1997, p. 1). The elemental chlorine-free (ECF) process' environmental track record speaks for itself: ECF processes virtually eliminate dioxin."

"The Case For Elemental Chlorine Free Bleaching,"
by Doug Pryke, Recycled Paper News, June 1997

    "The debate over the environmental performance and benefits of Elemental Chlorine-Free (ECF) and Totally Chlorine-Free (TCF) has been a long-standing and oftentimes confusing one."

"The Case For ECF,"
by Doug Pryke, Recycled Paper News, April 1997

    "As research progresses, preliminary conclusions and operating experience show that ECF is compatible with, and may become the corerstone of, the minimum-impact mill of the future."