Iron, steel foundries must vouch for shredders’ removal of toxins
Dec 31, 2007 | 10:36 AM
| Paul Schaffer
Several hundred iron and steel foundries, should they be users of shredded scrap from motor vehicles, will have to begin vouching for the removal of hazardous contaminants by shredders and dismantlers supplying that material.
A final ruling by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on the subject, due out in the Jan. 2 Federal Register, will have a Jan. 2, 2009, effective date for most of the requirements.
The EPA imposed such requirements on 80 of the largest foundries several years ago. However, a federal court, responding to a Sierra Club lawsuit, later held that current laws require smaller foundries to be covered as well.....
To access AMM's full content, please log in below. If you do not have an AMM account, we invite you to take a free trial or subscribe below.
Already a registered amm.com user?
Access to amm.com editorial content is granted only to paid subscribers and trialists. If you do not have an active account in your own name, please either subscribe or take a trial and you will have instant access to amm.com content. Sharing your login credentials with individuals who are not subscribers represents a violation of AMM copyright.
Every morning, every minute no matter how often you follow the markets, there's an AMM subscription to fit your needs.
Not sure if you are ready to invest in a subscription right now? Take a free, no-obligation trial. Start your free trial today.