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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

PUBLIC LAW 100-532—OCT. 25, 1988

102 STAT. 2673

"(B) The regulations may— "(i) specify, for each major type of pesticide container, procedures and standards providing for, at a minimum, triple rinsing or the equivalent degree of pesticide removal; "(ii) specify procedures that can be implemented promptly and easily in various circumstances and conditions; "(iii) provide for reuse, whenever practicable, or disposal of rinse water and residue; and '(iv) be coordinated with requirements for the rinsing of containers imposed under the Solid Waste Disposal Act (42 U.S.C. 6901 et seq.). "(C) The Administrator may, at the discretion of the Administrator, exempt products intended solely for household use from the requirements of this subsection. "(2) CoMPUANCE.—Effective beginning 5 years after the effective date of this subsection, a State may not exercise primary enforcement responsibility under section 26, or certify an applicator under section 4, unless the Administrator determines that the State is carrying out an adequate program to ensure compliance with this subsection. "(3) SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL ACT.—Nothing in this subsection shall affect the authorities or requirements concerning pesticide containers under the Solid Waste Disposal Act (42 U.S.C. 6901). "(g) PESTICIDE CONTAINER STUDY.— "(1) STUDY.—

"(A) The Administrator shall conduct a study of options to encourage or require— "(i) the return, refill, and reuse of pesticide containers; "(ii) the development and use of pesticide formulations that facilitate the removal of pesticide residues from containers; and "(iii) the use of bulk storage facilities to reduce the number of pesticide containers requiring disposal. "(B) In conducting the study, the Administrator shall— "(i) consult with the heads of other interested Federal agencies. State agencies, industry groups, and environmental organizations; and "(ii) assess the feasibility, costs, and environmental benefits of encouraging or requiring various measures or actions. "(2) REPORT.—Not later than 2 years after the effective date of this subsection, the Administrator shall submit to Congress a report describing the results of the study required under paragraph (1). "(h) RELATIONSHIP TO SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL ACT.—Nothing in this section shall diminish the authorities or requirements of the Solid Waste Disposal Act (42 U.S.C. 6901 et seq.).". SEC. 404. NOTICE FOR STORED PESTICIDES WITH CANCELED OR SUSPENDED REGISTRATIONS.

Section 6 (7 U.S.C. 136d) (as amended by section 201(a) of this Act) is amended by adding after subsection (f) the following: