Leaving the hobby

From: Vintage Computer Festival <vcf_at_siconic.com>
Date: Sat May 17 22:31:00 2003

On Sat, 17 May 2003, Tony Duell wrote:

> > > 4) EPA has declared your house a hazardous waste site due to all the PCBs.
> Is this a deliberate double-meaning of 'PCB' (PolyChlorinated Biphenyls
> .vs. Printed Circuit Boards)? THe former are what the EPA moans about
> (and are not that common in classic computers [1]) the latter are not
> particulalry hazardous...

But they are classed as "hazardous waste" in California, and a growing
number of other states.

Sellam Ismail                                        Vintage Computer Festival
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Received on Sat May 17 2003 - 22:31:00 BST

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