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Better Brakes Rule Proposal Notice

Publication number Date Published
12-04-010May 2012
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Author(s) Wesley, Ian
Description The Department of Ecology proposes to adopt Chapter 173-901 WAC, Better Brakes. The purpose of this rule proposal is to implement RCW 70.285, which phases copper, asbestos, and several heavy metals out of brake pads.
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