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Subject:    California E-Waste Updates: Implementing the Electronic Waste Recycling Act
Date Sent:    September 18, 2017
From:    EWaste@calrecycle.ca.gov
Message:   

September 18, 2017


Dear Electronic Waste Stakeholder:


This electronic newsletter is an update on the implementation of California's Electronic Waste Recycling Act of 2003 (Act) and other electronic waste (e-waste) management developments in California. 


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In this issue:


REMINDER: CEW PROGRAM PROPOSED REGULATORY ACTION - WRITTEN COMMENT PERIOD


REMINDER: CEW PROGRAM PROPOSED REGULATORY ACTION - PUBLIC HEARING


REMINDER: NEXT FUTURE OF ELECTRONIC WASTE MANAGEMENT IN CALIFORNIA STAKEHOLDER MEETING


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#### Reminder: CEW Program Proposed Regulatory Action - Written Comment Period ####


The Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (“CalRecycle”) proposes to amend California Code of Regulations, Title 14, Division 7, Chapter 8.2 commencing with Section 18660.5.  The proposed regulations address issues such as eligibility, documentation, compliance, and accountability with respect to the implementation and administration of the Covered Electronic Waste (CEW) program.  CalRecycle intends to adopt the proposed regulations described herein after considering all recommendations, comments and objections regarding the proposed action.


Any interested person, or his or her authorized representative, may submit to CalRecycle written comments relevant to the proposed regulations.  The written comment period for this rulemaking closes at 5:00 p.m. on October 10, 2017.  CalRecycle will consider only comments received by CalRecycle by that time.  Comments may be submitted via the contact information below.  CalRecycle will also accept written comments during the public hearing described below.  Please submit your written comments to:


Andrew Hurst or Ana-Maria Stoian-Chu
Materials Management and Local Assistance Division
California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery
P.O. Box 4025
Sacramento, CA 95812-4025
FAX: (916) 319-7609
E-mail:  ewaste@calrecycle.ca.gov


All documents pertaining to this rulemaking are posted on the CalRecycle website:
http://www.calrecycle.ca.gov/Laws/Rulemaking/EWasteFinal/default.htm



#### Reminder: CEW Program Proposed Regulatory Action – Public Hearing ####


A public hearing to receive public comments is scheduled for 10/11/2017.  The hearing will be held at the:


Joe Serna Jr., Cal EPA Building
Coastal Hearing Room
1001 I Street, 2nd Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814
 
The hearing will begin at 9:30 a.m. on October 11, 2017, and will conclude at 12:00 p.m., or after all testimony is given. Any person may present statements or arguments, orally or in writing, with respect to the proposed action. CalRecycle requests that persons making oral comments also submit a written copy of their testimony at the hearing.  The hearing room is wheelchair accessible.  If you have any questions, please contact:


Andrew Hurst -- Phone: (916) 323-2872
or
Ana-Maria Stoian-Chu -- Phone: (916) 341-6368


Materials Management and Local Assistance Division
California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery
P.O. Box 4025
Sacramento, CA 95812-4025
FAX: (916) 319-7609
E-mail:  ewaste@calrecycle.ca.gov


All documents pertaining to this rulemaking are posted on the CalRecycle website:
http://www.calrecycle.ca.gov/Laws/Rulemaking/EWasteFinal/default.htm



#### Reminder: Next Future of Electronic Waste Management in California Stakeholder Meeting ####


CalRecycle will be holding a 4th stakeholder workshop in relation to the ongoing “Future of Electronic Waste Management in California” project.  This event is scheduled from 1:00PM – 4:30PM on October 11, 2017, in the Coastal Hearing Room at the CalEPA Headquarters Building, 1001 I Street, Sacramento, CA.  An agenda and supporting documents will be available on the CalRecycle Public Notice website in advance of this event.


In the meantime, general information about the “Future of Electronic Waste Management in California” project, including links to past workshops and activities, can be found here:


http://www.calrecycle.ca.gov/Electronics/Future/Default.htm



#### Other Resources ####


Covered Electronic Waste (CEW) Recycling Program Information:
http://www.calrecycle.ca.gov/Electronics/Act2003/


CEW Recycling Payment System Regulations:
http://www.calrecycle.ca.gov/Laws/Regulations/Title14/Chap08pt2/default.htm


DTSC Universal Waste Electronics Handler and Recycler Information:
http://www.dtsc.ca.gov/HazardousWaste/EWaste/


California Statutes and Bills, including Public Resources Code (PRC) and Health and Safety Code (HSC):
http://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/


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Please note that e-mail correspondence with the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) related to e-waste management in general, and implementation of the Electronic Waste Recycling Act in particular, should be directed to ewaste@calrecycle.ca.gov


Also note that an archive of past distributions of this newsletter is available at:


2004 to Present:
http://www.calrecycle.ca.gov/listservs/archive/?ListID=10


Pre-2004:
http://www.calrecycle.ca.gov/Electronics/Act2003/Stakeholder/Updates/ 


Thank you for your interest in shaping California's e-waste management future.


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Note: In January 2010, the California Integrated Waste Management Board (CIWMB) became CalRecycle, and some web pages were moved, therefore you may encounter broken links in some of these archived messages. You may be able to find the page using this listing: http://www.calrecycle.ca.gov/Help/MergerMap.htm.

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