NAPIM Submits Comments on State Environmental Regulations – 2018

February  2018 NAPIM has submitted comments on two proposed state regulations that have the potential to affect graphic arts operations in the respective states:

  • Washington State House Bill 2658 would restrict/limit the use of perfluorocompounds in packaging applications.   NAPIM commented that the regulatory definition used in the proposed rule be re-written to exclude compounds like PTFE and other similar materials.
  • New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s (NY DEC) proposed amendments to 6 NYCRR 226-2.  This rule would restrict the volatile content solvents used in ink manufacturing  operations to 50 mg/l.  NAPIM’s comments requested that ink/coatings manufacturers be excluded from the  requirement.

Please contact George Fuchs at the NAPIM  office if you have any questions.

 

This entry was posted in Regulatory, Technical. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply