Regulations

Amalgam Separator Legislation

States Deadlines Separation Rate
Maine December 31, 2004 98%
New Hampshire October 1, 2005 95%
Connecticut January 11, 2006 95%
Massachusetts June 22, 2006 98%
Vermont January 1, 2007 95%
New Mexico December 31, 2014 95%
New York May 12, 2008 99%
Rhode Island July 1, 2008 99%
New Jersey October 1, 2009 95%
Oregon January 1, 2010 95%
Michigan December 31, 2013 95%
Local Areas
Wichita - KSJune 1, 200195%
King County (WA)June 1, 2003 95%
Palo Alto - CAMarch 31, 200595%
Fort Collins - COJuly 1, 200595%
San Francisco Bay AreaJanuary 1, 200795%
Eau Claire - WIJanuary 1, 200895%
Watertown - WIJanuary 1, 200895%
Milwaukee - WIFebruary 1, 200895%
Racine - WIFebruary 1, 200895%
La Crosse - WIMarch 26, 200895%
Neenah Menasha - WIJune 1, 200895%
Dane County - WIDecember 31, 200895%
Waukesha - WIDecember 31, 200895%
Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District - WIDecember 31, 200895%
Chippewa Falls - WIApril 1, 200995%
AlbuquerqueJune 30, 201095%
Bernalillo County - NMJune 30, 201095%
Menomonie – WIJuly 1, 2010
Central Marin Sanitation Agency / Las Gallinas Valley - CADecember 31, 201095%
San Josè / Santa Clara - CA07/2009 - 12/201095%
ADA says that also the counties of Duluth (MN), Boulder (CO), Colorado Springs (CO), Highlands Ranch (CO), Fountain (CO), Livermore (CA), the Metro Counties (MN) and Solon (OH) have mandates for amalgam separators.

San Francisco and surrounding Bay Areas communities are: Alameda, Albany, Berkeley, East Palo Alto, El Cerrito, Emeryville, Kensington, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Mountain View, Oakland, Richmond Annex, Union Sanitary District (Freemont), Newark, Union City).