Title

Clean Recycling of Lead-Acid Batteries for Electric Vehicles: A Reply to Socolow and Thomas

Date of Original Version

4-1997

Type

Article

Abstract or Description

This article is stimulated by the analysis of Socolow and Thomas in the first issue of this journal. Our work showed that a lead-acid battery-powered electric vehicle (Ev) would result in more lead being discharged into the environment than a comparable car burning leaded gasoline. Five hundred thousand EVs would lead to a 20% increase in lead use in the United States, and presumably a comparable 20% increase in lead discharges.

DOI

10.1162/jiec.1997.1.2.33

 

Published In

Journal of Industrial Ecology, 1, 2, 33-37.