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Full Document:
Title:IMPLEMENTATION OF THE MERCURY CONTAINING AND RECHARGEABLE BATTERY MANAGEMENT ACT
RCRA Online Number:14124
Date:10/31/1997
To:O'Brien
From:Cotsworth
Organization of Recipient:Northeast Waste Management Officials' Association
Description: Section 104(a) of the Mercury Containing and Rechargeable Battery Management Act implements the federal Universal Waste (UW) rule as the management standard for batteries, regardless of state laws. Section 104(b) of the Act requires states wishing to regulate batteries to adopt provisions identical to those of the UW rule. Electrolyte removal is an activity specifically allowed of UW handlers, therefore regulation of electrolyte removal by any state is preempted by the Act.
Regulatory Citation(s) : 273.2 EXIT disclaimer
Statutory Citation(s):NA Read US Code 42, Chapter 82 EXIT disclaimer
Topic(s):Batteries; State Programs (RCRA); Universal Waste
Approximate Number of Hardcopy Pages:4
EPA Publication Number:NA
RPPC Number (if applicable): NA
Official OSW Policy:No

 

 
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