Statewide licensing sought in Michigan to curb metal thefts

Mar 20, 2012 | 10:58 AM | Lisa Gordon

Tags  scrap metal legislation, Michigan, Jim Ananich, Lisa Gordon

PITTSBURGH — A Michigan congressman has introduced a package of five bills aimed at curbing metals theft in the state.

The proposed legislation—the Scrap Metal Regulatory Package Act—would establish a statewide licensing system for recyclers, and require scrapyard employees to undergo training and have access to a metals theft alert program. It would also prohibit the purchase....





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