DTSC laws effective Jan. 1 2010

By CMTA Staff

Capitol Update, Jan. 8, 2010 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

Following are laws that went into effect on January 1 that the Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) will implement:

•    Ensuring that plumbing material that carry cooking and drinking water are lead free;
•    Requiring that lighting products do not exceed European limits for toxic metals;
•    Establishing a health-based cleanup standard for methamphetamine labs;
•    Prohibiting the use of lead wheel weights;
•    Requiring the agency to develop information on nanomaterials in collaboration with manufacturers and importers;
•    Lengthening the statute of limitations on spill reporting;
•    Extending the California Land Reuse and Revitalization Act; and
•    Modifying the testing requirements for transporters of used oil.

For more information, go to www.dtsc.ca.gov/PressRoom/upload/News_Release_T-25-09.pdf.

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