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Subject:  Re: Intel socially & envir'ly responsible? Date:  11/10/2000  12:32 PM
Author:  scdII Number:  1302 of 2249

Foolishjk asked:
why is Intel (or any other chip maker) considered "socially responsible" when their manufacturing processes consume enormous amounts of water? Is this water re-usable (like brown water from car washes for instance)?

As arosen's post suggested, chip manufacturing is a pretty dirty business, but it is rapidly improving, and it is possible to single out some