Profile Picture Ecy-Wesley, Ian

created Dec 9 2013

updated Oct 27 2017

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Reduce the average concentration of copper in brakes sold in the state from 7.22% to less than 0.5% by 2025, preventing the release of about 250,000 pounds of copper per year.

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Goal 3: Sustainable Energy and a Clean Environment
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The Washington State Department of Ecology
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http://www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/hwtr/betterbrakes.html
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Data reported by manufacturers of brake friction material as part the Better Brakes certification process.
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Annual
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The Better Brakes law provides for a gradual phase out of copper. Our target is consistent with the requirement under our state’s law and harmonizes with other states requirements for copper reductions.
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