EPA Faces Challenges For Battery Recycling Best Practices Guidance

July 22, 2022
Recommendations from states and battery recycling groups are highlighting some of the challenges EPA may face in developing congressionally directed best practices recycling guidance, stressing the urgency of preventing improper disposal while warning that a “one-size-fits-all” approach is not a solution. The bipartisan infrastructure law provided a total of $25 million to improve and increase battery recycling, with $10 million targeted toward developing and promoting “safe, economical best practices for collecting batteries to increase recycling,” and $15 million for EPA...

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