Simplifying E-Waste Regulation

Law360, New York (October 17, 2011, 1:07 PM EDT) -- As anticipated, the Obama administration initially ramped up environmental regulation and attempted to bring the U.S. policy into closer alignment with that of the international community. For example, in late December 2009, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency promulgated a new rule adopting changes to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) agreement on transboundary movements of hazardous wastes (requiring new procedures for exporters of spent lead-acid batteries for purported recycling). This rule went into effect on July 7, 2010.

But the EPA is not moving...
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