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EPA LOOKS TO STAKEHOLDERS TO ADDRESS MERCURY AUTO SWITCHES

EPA will soon convene a series of stakeholder meetings to address the removal of mercury switches from automobiles, which environmentalists say contribute tons of mercury to the environment annually.

The new EPA effort comes as several states are considering legislative initiatives mandating the removal of the switches from automobiles, and follows a failed auto industry lawsuit to block a Maine program that forces automakers to pay for recovering the switches.

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SENATE LOW-LEVEL WASTE LIABILITY BILL TO FACE STIFF STATE OPPOSITION

New Senate legislation requiring members of state "compacts" that coordinate disposal of low-level radioactive waste (LLRW) to share potential future liability associated with the waste is likely to face significant opposition from states that are not host to waste disposal facilities, state and congressional sources say.

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EPA Eyes Sweeping Changes To Waste Rules To Spur Redevelopment

EPA is proposing to make a host of fundamental changes to its Superfund and other waste programs in an effort to make redevelopment a more integral part of the cleanup process. The changes include new or revised rules, guidances and enforcement policies, according to an internal EPA document obtained by Superfund Report.

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