Okla. governor OKs new scrap rule

May 13, 2013 | 05:13 PM | Lisa Gordon

Tags  scrap metals legislation, Oklahoma Recyclers Association, John Boone, Mary Fallin, recycling, Lisa Gordon

PITTSBURGH — New scrap regulations that will take effect in Oklahoma later this year are being welcomed by metals recyclers in the state.

Republican Gov. Mary Fallin on May 10 signed off on the measure, which will require recyclers to prove they are in compliance with environmental laws and stiffens other requirements.

"We feel like we are finally going to get some enforcement. We had a good law on the books, but there was no enforcement, and that has been the missing part," John Boone, president of Perry-based Northern Oklahoma Metals Inc., told AMM. "You can have all laws you want on the books, but if you don’t have....

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