[USC02] 42 USC 6952: Development of specifications for secondary materials
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42 USC 6952: Development of specifications for secondary materials Text contains those laws in effect on September 28, 2020
From Title 42-THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARECHAPTER 82-SOLID WASTE DISPOSALSUBCHAPTER V-DUTIES OF SECRETARY OF COMMERCE IN RESOURCE AND RECOVERY

§6952. Development of specifications for secondary materials

The Secretary of Commerce, acting through the National Institute of Standards and Technology, and in conjunction with national standards-setting organizations in resource recovery, shall, after public hearings, and not later than two years after September 1, 1979, publish guidelines for the development of specifications for the classification of materials recovered from waste which were destined for disposal. The specifications shall pertain to the physical and chemical properties and characteristics of such materials with regard to their use in replacing virgin materials in various industrial, commercial, and governmental uses. In establishing such guidelines the Secretary shall also, to the extent feasible, provide such information as may be necessary to assist Federal agencies with procurement of items containing recovered materials. The Secretary shall continue to cooperate with national standards-setting organizations, as may be necessary, to encourage the publication, promulgation and updating of standards for recovered materials and for the use of recovered materials in various industrial, commercial, and governmental uses.

(Pub. L. 89–272, title II, §5002, as added Pub. L. 94–580, §2, Oct. 21, 1976, 90 Stat. 2820 ; amended Pub. L. 96–482, §21(a), Oct. 21, 1980, 94 Stat. 2346 ; Pub. L. 100–418, title V, §5115(c), Aug. 23, 1988, 102 Stat. 1433 .)

Amendments

1988-Pub. L. 100–418 substituted "National Institute of Standards and Technology" for "National Bureau of Standards".

1980-Pub. L. 96–482 substituted "September 1, 1979" for "October 21, 1976".