Chapter 70.275 RCW

MERCURY-CONTAINING LIGHTS—PROPER DISPOSAL

Sections
FindingsPurpose.
Definitions.
Product stewardship program.
Submission of proposed product stewardship plansDepartment to establish rulesPublic reviewPlan updateAnnual report.
Environmental handling chargeAnnual fee.
Collection and management of mercury.
Collectors of unwanted mercury-containing lightsDuties.
Requirement to recycle end-of-life mercury-containing lights.
Producers must participate in an approved product stewardship program.
Written warningPenaltyAppeal.
Department's web site to list producers participating in product stewardship planRequired participation in a product stewardship planWritten warningPenaltyRulesExemptions.
Product stewardship programs account.
Adoption of rulesReport to the legislatureInvitation to entities to comment on issuesEstimate of statewide recycling rate for mercury-containing lightsMercury vapor barrier packaging.
Application of chapter to the Washington utilities and transportation commission.
Application of chapter to entities regulated under chapter 70.105 RCW.
Immunity from antitrust liability.
Chapter liberally construed.
Severability2010 c 130.
NOTES:
Reviser's noteSunset Act application: The mercury-containing lights product stewardship program is subject to review, termination, and possible extension under chapter 43.131 RCW, the Sunset Act. See RCW 43.131.421. RCW 70.275.010 through 70.275.070 and 70.275.090 through 70.275.901 are scheduled for future repeal under RCW 43.131.422.
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