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Chapter 70.275 RCW

MERCURY-CONTAINING LIGHTS — PROPER DISPOSAL

RCW Sections

70.275.010Findings -- Purpose.
70.275.020Definitions.
70.275.030Product stewardship program.
70.275.040Submission of proposed product stewardship plans -- Department to establish rules -- Public review -- Plan update -- Annual report.
70.275.050Environmental handling charge -- Annual fee.
70.275.060Collection and management of mercury.
70.275.070Collectors of unwanted mercury-containing lights -- Duties.
70.275.080Requirement to recycle end-of-life mercury-containing lights.
70.275.090Producers must participate in an approved product stewardship program.
70.275.100Written warning -- Penalty -- Appeal.
70.275.110Department's web site to list producers participating in product stewardship plan -- Required participation in a product stewardship plan -- Written warning -- Penalty -- Rules -- Exemptions.
70.275.130Product stewardship programs account.
70.275.140Adoption of rules -- Report to the legislature -- Invitation to entities to comment on issues -- Estimate of statewide recycling rate for mercury-containing lights -- Mercury vapor barrier packaging.
70.275.150Application of chapter to the Washington utilities and transportation commission.
70.275.160Application of chapter to entities regulated under chapter 70.105 RCW.
70.275.170Immunity from antitrust liability.
70.275.900Chapter liberally construed.
70.275.901Severability -- 2010 c 130.

Notes:

     Reviser's note -- Sunset 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.