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FAQ on Amalgam Recycling Rule

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The compliance date for the amalgam separator rule is July 14, 2020. This is the date by which existing sources subject to the rule must comply with the standards in this rule.

The amalgam recycling rule is an implementation of the Clean Water Act and was in effect as of July 14, 2017. It is designed to reduce the discharge of amalgam waste from dental offices into the municipal sewage ...