On November 8, 2021, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published its Final Rule revision to the original 2018 rule “Reporting Requirements for TSCA (Toxic Substances Control Act) Mercury Inventory: Mercury.”
You may be asking yourself what does this exactly mean? Well, let’s go over the timetable of important dates to get caught up.
- June 2018– EPA finalizes its Reporting Requirements rule
- July 2018 – The original rule was challenged in the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals
- November 2019– Oral arguments are held
- June 2020– The courts chose to vacate the exception for pre-assembled products containing a mercury added component.
- November 2021– EPA finalizes their revision
- December 8, 2021– The rule goes into effect
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