Recent WA and ME laws require producers to set up collection & recycling programs.
Labeling, other regulations required by some states
Registration for NCEL Members is Open, Deadline October 31
North Dakota State Senator Tim Mathern’s recent editoral in the Forum Fargo:
NCEL members Minnesota State Representative Rick Hansen and State Senator Ellen Anderson are working to enact legislation that would put their state at the forefront in reducing illness and other negative health effects caused by exhaust emissions from ice resurfacing equipment used at the state’s indoor skating rinks.
Washington is the first state to phase out the use of copper and other toxics in car and truck brake pads. Last week, Governor Chris Gregoire signed into law SB6557, sponsored by NCEL participant Senator Kevin Ranker.