Sec. 6992i. General provisions
- (a) Consultation
- (1) In promulgating regulations under this subchapter, the Administrator shall consult with the affected States and may consult with other interested parties.
- (2) The Administrator shall also consult with the International Joint Commission to determine how to monitor the disposal of medical waste emanating from Canada.
- (b) Public comment
In the case of the regulations required by this subchapter to be promulgated within 9 months after November 1, 1988, the Administrator may promulgate such regulations in interim final form without prior opportunity for public comment, but the Administrator shall provide an opportunity for public comment on the interim final rule. The promulgation of such regulations shall not be subject to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980. 
- (c) Relationship to subchapter III
Nothing in this subchapter shall affect the authority of the Administrator to regulate medical waste, including medical waste listed under section 6992a of this title, under subchapter III of this chapter.
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