‘Problems’ plague scrap battery exports: RSR

Dec 03, 2012 | 03:53 PM | Daniel Fitzgerald

Tags  junk battery exports, lead battery exports, scrap lead acid batteries, RSR, Bob Finn, CEC, Commission for Environmental Cooperation, North America Daniel Fitzgerald

NEW YORK — RSR Corp. has praised a draft report on junk battery exports, saying that the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) report "confirms there are serious problems with the export of scrap lead-acid batteries from the United States to Mexican secondary lead smelters."

The CEC draft report says that "notwithstanding Mexico’s permitting process, there are important gaps in its overall regulatory framework, as well as with respect to the prevailing environmental and public health standards in the United States and Canada."....

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