EPA Floats Stricter Cathode Ray Tube Export Rule

Law360, New York (March 15, 2012, 3:44 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday published proposed revisions to the rule governing the export of cathode ray tubes for reuse and recycling, claiming the changes will help the agency ensure better management of the used electronics after they leave the country.

The proposals would revise conditional exclusions from the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act regulations for CRT exporters, including adding a definition for the term “CRT exporter” and implementing more stringent notification requirements, the proposed revisions said.

Under the proposed revisions, exporters would have...
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