Effective January 1, 2013, the export of elemental mercury from the United States is prohibited.
Nothing in this subsection affects, replaces, or amends prior law relating to the need for consistency with international trade obligations.
Not later than 90 days after June 22, 2016, and as appropriate thereafter, the Administrator shall publish in the Federal Register a list of the mercury compounds that are prohibited from export under this paragraph.
Any person may petition the Administrator to add a mercury compound to the list published under subparagraph (B).
This paragraph does not prohibit the export of mercury compounds on the list published under subparagraph (B) to member countries of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development for environmentally sound disposal, on the condition that no mercury or mercury compounds so exported are to be recovered, recycled, or reclaimed for use, or directly reused, after such export.