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Industry Asks EPA For Additional Flexibility Under Airbag Waste Rule

May 10, 2019
Automakers and dealers are asking EPA to add more flexibility into its interim airbag disposal rule, which conditionally exempts dealers and salvage vendors from hazardous waste requirements when removing and handling recalled and other airbags from vehicles. The rule aims to allow for the expedited removal of defective Takata airbag inflators from vehicles amid a massive recall. But the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) in comments submitted earlier this year says it “fails to set out appropriate conditions to enable...

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