Attorneys Eye New Jersey’s Novel EV Battery Law As EPR ‘Template’

February 6, 2024
Industry attorneys say a just-adopted New Jersey law making electric vehicle (EV) makers responsible for collection and disposal of the units’ batteries could serve as a baseline for future extended producer responsibility (EPR) policies in other states or even nationwide, as EPA grapples with battery recycling policy. The Garden State’s “ Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Battery Management Act ,” which Gov. Phil Murphy (D) signed into law on Jan. 8, is “the first law of its kind nationwide,” attorneys for...

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